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Verbigeration vs. Perseveration

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Verbigerationnoun

An obsessive repetition of meaningless words and phrases, especially as a symptom of mental illness.

Perseverationnoun

(psychology) Uncontrollable repetition of a particular response, such as a word, phrase, or gesture, despite the absence or cessation of a stimulus, usually caused by brain injury or other organic disorder.

Perseverationnoun

(psychology) The tendency to continue or repeat an act or activity after the cessation of the original stimulus.

Perseverationnoun

The act or an instance of persevering; perseverance.

Perseverationnoun

Argument by repetition; a mantra.

Perseverationnoun

the tendency for a memory or idea to persist or recur without any apparent stimulus for it

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Perseverationnoun

the act of persisting or persevering; continuing or repeating behavior;

‘his perseveration continued to the point where it was no longer appropriate’;

Perseveration

Perseveration, in the fields of psychology, psychiatry, and speech-language pathology, is the repetition of a particular response (such as a word, phrase, or gesture) regardless of the absence or cessation of a stimulus. It is usually caused by a brain injury or other organic disorder.

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