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Poverty of Content

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.

Poverty of Content
APA Reference
Grinnell, R. (2016). Poverty of Content. Psych Central. Retrieved on November 20, 2018, from https://psychcentral.com/encyclopedia/poverty-of-content/