Formal Thought Disorder

Science / Psychiatry / Formal Thought Disorder: An inexact term referring to a disturbance in the form of thinking rather than to abnormality of content. See blocking; loosening of associations; poverty of speech.

Other Words for Disorder

Disorder Verb Synonyms: disarray, confusion, chaos, disorderliness, disorganization, untidiness, mess, muddle, jumble, hash, mishmash, tangle, hotchpotch or and also hodgepodge, derangement, shambles, clutter
Disorder Noun Synonyms: tumult, riot, disturbance, pandemonium, upheaval, ferment, fuss, unrest, uproar, hubbub, hullabaloo, commotion, clamour, turbulence, turmoil, turbulence, violence, bedlam, free-for-all, rumpus, brouhaha, fracas, affray, fray, brawl, Donnybrook, scuffle
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Other Words for Formal

Formal Verb Synonyms: standard, conventional, customary, established, prescribed, regular, normal, correct, proper, strict, formulaic, inflexible, punctilious, exacting, unchanging, methodical, orderly, systematic, set, pro forma, ritual, ritualistic, ceremonial, proper
Formal Adjective Synonyms: prim, ceremonious, dignified, stuffy, strait-laced, stiff, precise, exact
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Other Words for Thought

Thought Noun Synonyms: thoughtfulness, consideration, kindliness, kind-heartedness, concern, compassion, tenderness, kindness, sympathy, attentiveness, regard, solicitude
Thought Adverb Synonyms: thinking, reflection, reflecting, meditation, meditating, contemplation, contemplating, cogitation, cogitating, musing, pondering, rumination, ruminating, brooding, mental activity, mentation, brown study, brainwork, cerebration, deliberation, deliberatin
Thought Conjunction Synonyms: idea, notion, brainstorm, observation
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Single-Gene Disorder

Science / Genetics / Single-Gene Disorder: Hereditary disorder caused by a mutant allele of a single gene (e.g., duchenne muscular dystrophy, retinoblastoma, sickle cell disease). MORE

Sleep Terror Disorder

Science / Psychiatry / Sleep Terror Disorder: One of the parasomnias, characterized by panic and confusion when abruptly awakening from sleep. This usually begins with a scream and is accompanied by intense anxiety. The person is often confused a MORE

Separation Anxiety Disorder

Science / Psychiatry / Separation Anxiety Disorder: A disorder with onset before the age of 18 consisting of inappropriate anxiety concerning separation from home or from persons to whom the child is attached. Among the symptoms that may be seen are un MORE

Schizoaffective Disorder

Science / Psychiatry / Schizoaffective Disorder: (skiz-o-a-feck-tiv) A condition that includes symptoms of both schizophrenia and affective (mood) disorder. MORE

Polygenic Disorders

Science / Genetics / Polygenic Disorders: Genetic disorders resulting from the combined action of alleles of more than one gene (e.g., heart disease, diabetes, and some cancers). Although such disorders are inherited, they depend on the simul MORE

Reactive Attachment Disorder

Life Style / Adoption / Reactive Attachment Disorder: A condition with onset before age 5, resulting from an early lack of consistent care, characterized by a child's or infant's inability to make appropriate social contact with others. Symptoms may incl MORE

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