bradyphrenia

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Noun[edit]

bradyphrenia (plural bradyphrenias)

  1. (neurology) A neurological term referring to the slowness of thought common to many disorders of the brain.

Usage notes[edit]

Disorders characterized by bradyphrenia include Parkinson's disease, punch drunk syndrome, normal pressure hydrocephalus, forms of schizophrenia, and drug-induced states.

References[edit]

  • Blueprints Neurology, 2nd ed.
  • Shorter Oxford Textbook of Psychiatry, 5th ed.