Signs
 

Psychotic Thought Content

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    • Thought insertion: the feeling that the patient’s thoughts are being placed into their mind by some external power
    • Thought withdrawal: the feeling that the patient’s mind is blank due to the removal of their thoughts by some external power
    • Thought broadcasting: the feeling that the patient’s thoughts are audible to those around them
    • Auditory hallucinations: clearly heard and fully formed voices perceived as coming from someone else
    • Significance

    • Positive symptoms for psychosis.
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