Perseveration of thoughts
Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms
Definition: Persistence of thoughts beyond the point they are relevant and thus prevent progress of thinking (Hamilton 1985).
Exploration: The presence of perseveration of thoughts can be established by interviewing the patient.
Hamilton M, editor. Fish’s Clinical Psychopathology. 2nd edition. Bristol: Wright; 1985. p. 41.
May 24, 2018