October 7, 2009

Flight of ideas

it is a disturbance in form of thought where patient have
- rapid and continuous verbalization
- or plays on words produce constant shifting from one idea to another
- idea tends to be connected except very severe
- In less severe form; listener may be able to follow them

link of idea might be through:
- rhyme @ clang association. eg: my name is harun siddiq, siddiq sigaraga.
- puns in which two words that have same sound. eg; male/mail
- distraction whereby a new topic is suggested by something in the interview room.

How to confirm it
- is by aking the patient directly and patient be able to answer it.

eg: do you have a lot of idea running in your head?

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