Word Salad

by Cathy Parkes August 22, 2022

Word Salad is a type of disorganized speech seen in schizophrenia (e.g., "happy green friendly running monkeys").

Word Salad is a type of disorganized speech seen in schizophrenia (e.g., "happy green friendly running monkeys").

Like tossing words from a dictionary into a salad bowl, then pulling them out randomly to make a sentence.


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