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Bradyphrenia is a neurological term referring to the slowness of thought common to many disorders of the brain.[1]

DiseasesEdit

Disorders characterized by bradyphrenia include Parkinson's disease and forms of schizophrenia. Bradyphrenia can also be a side effect of psychiatric medications.[2]

CharacteristicsEdit

Patients with bradyphrenia may describe or may manifest slowed thought processes, evidenced by increased latency of response.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Blueprints Neurology, 2nd ed.
  2. http://www.alsforums.com/definitions/bradyphrenia.html

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