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  • In psychiatry, derailment (also loosening of association, asyndesis, asyndetic thinking, knight's move thinking, or entgleisen) refers to a pattern of discourse (in speech or writing) that is a sequence of A related term is tangentiality—it refers to off-the-point, oblique or irrelevant answers. — “Derailment (thought disorder) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,
  • Flight of Ideas - A sequence of loose associations or extreme tangentiality where the speaker goes quickly from one idea to another seemingly Tangentiality - Replying to questions in an oblique, tangential or irrelevant manner. — “Thought disorder - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,
  • Bipolar affective disorder (in particular the manic phase) frequently displays phenomena outlined in this article as formal thought disorder, for example circumstantiality and tangentiality - but it is a totally different clinical entity to schizophrenia. — “Talk:Thought disorder - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,


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