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Glossolalia

The practice of uttering unintelligible, though fluent and speechlike, vocalizations. Often associated with religious practice, where it is more commonly known as speaking in tongues.

Example: A nun is hospitalized after standing up during Mass and screaming in an unknown language for several minutes.

Glossolalia
APA Reference
Grinnell, R. (2016). Glossolalia. Psych Central. Retrieved on November 15, 2018, from https://psychcentral.com/encyclopedia/glossolalia/