Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms
Retarded thinking


Definition: Subjective experience of slowness and laboriousness in the flow of thoughts, which is objectively manifested by continuous delays in expressing thoughts (Petho and Ban 1989).


Exploration: The presence of retarded thinking 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 10, 2018