Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms

Clang Associations


Definition: Pattern of speech where word sounds instead of meaning rules the connection between sentences (Andreasen 1986).


Exploration: The presence of clang associations can be established by interviewing the patient.



Andreasen NC. Scale for the assessment of thought, language, and communication (TLC). Schizophr Bull 1986; 12: 473-82.


January 9, 2020