Thought, language, and communication in schizophrenia: diagnosis and prognosis.

@article{Andreasen1986ThoughtLA,
  title={Thought, language, and communication in schizophrenia: diagnosis and prognosis.},
  author={Nancy C. Andreasen and William M. Grove},
  journal={Schizophrenia bulletin},
  year={1986},
  volume={12 3},
  pages={
          348-59
        }
}
Using the Scale for the Assessment of Thought, Language, and Communication (TLC), we examined the frequency of "thought disorder" in 94 normal volunteers and 100 psychiatric patients (25 each suffering from manic disorder, schizoaffective disorder, schizophrenic disorder, disorganized type, and schizophrenic disorder, paranoid type). We observed the manics to have a substantial amount of thought disorder and the normals to have a modest amount, suggesting that thought disorder is probably not… 

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