Flight of ideas
Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms


Definition: Increased speed in the flow of ideas with a looseness of internal connections and goal directedness (Petho and Ban 1989).


Exploration: The presence of flight of ideas can be established by interviewing the patient.




Petho B, Ban TA. DCR Budapest-Nashville in the diagnosis and classification of functional psychoses. Psychopathology 1989; 21: 153-240.


May 17, 2018