Poverty of Content

By Renée Grinnell

Speech that lacks meaning, or where speech quantity is far greater than necessary for the message conveyed.

Example: You listen to the patient’s conventional phrases for 5 minutes, but are unable to extract a single fact from all her vague talk.


    Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 24 Oct 2008

 

 
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