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In [[psychology]] and [[psychiatry]], '''clanging''' is a form of [[speech]] pattern where thinking is driven by [[word]] sounds. For example, [[rhyme|rhyming]] or [[alliteration]] may lead to the appearance of logical connections where none in fact exists. This, just one manifestation amongst a more general spectrum of [[thought disorder]]s, is associated with the irregular thinking apparent in [[psychosis|psychotic]] [[mental illness]]es, e.g [[schizophrenia]].
 
In [[psychology]] and [[psychiatry]], '''clanging''' is a form of [[speech]] pattern where thinking is driven by [[word]] sounds. For example, [[rhyme|rhyming]] or [[alliteration]] may lead to the appearance of logical connections where none in fact exists. This, just one manifestation amongst a more general spectrum of [[thought disorder]]s, is associated with the irregular thinking apparent in [[psychosis|psychotic]] [[mental illness]]es, e.g [[schizophrenia]].
   
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In psychology and psychiatry, clanging is a form of speech pattern where thinking is driven by word sounds. For example, rhyming or alliteration may lead to the appearance of logical connections where none in fact exists. This, just one manifestation amongst a more general spectrum of thought disorders, is associated with the irregular thinking apparent in psychotic mental illnesses, e.g schizophrenia.

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