Published Online: 30 JAN 2010
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Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology
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Hoffman, R. E. 2010. Loose Associations. Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology. 1–2.
- Published Online: 30 JAN 2010
The primary source of data for assessing patients with psychotic disorders is speech behavior during a clinical interview. One critical component of this assessment is the patient's ability to produce coherent conversational discourse.
Keywords: associations; cognition; coherence; derailment; thinking