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Tangentiality

Replying to questions with digressive or otherwise irrelevant speech.

Example: The patient begins to explain how she was injured, but loses her train of thought and goes on to other subjects.

Tangentiality
APA Reference
Grinnell, R. (2016). Tangentiality. Psych Central. Retrieved on May 24, 2018, from https://psychcentral.com/encyclopedia/tangentiality/