Defining thought broadcast

  title={Defining thought broadcast},
  author={Ajay Vijay Pawar and Sean A. Spence},
  journal={British Journal of Psychiatry},
  pages={287 - 291}
  • A. Pawar, S. Spence
  • Published 1 October 2003
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • British Journal of Psychiatry
Background The symptom of thought broadcast may have diagnostic significance but its definition varies. Aims To examine multiple definitions of thought broadcast in differenttexts, to synthesise their common features and to undertake local and national surveys of psychiatrists to determine which definitions they endorse. Method A semi-structured literature review of electronic databases, supplemented by a manual search of psychiatric textbooks, conceptual analyses and postal surveys of… 
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