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Flight of ideas describes excessive speech at a rapid speech rate that involves fragmented or unrelated ideas.[1] It is common in mania.[1] It has also been described in schizophrenia and ADHD.[citation needed]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Videbeck, S (2008). Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing, 4th ed., Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwers Health, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

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