Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms
Thought directing


Definition:The feeling that ones’ thoughts are being physically guided, steered or directedby external forces (Scharfetter 1980).


Exploration:The presence of thought directing can be established by interviewing the patient.




Scharfetter C. General psychopathology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press; 1980. p. 112


July 26, 2018