perseveration

[ per-sev-uh-rey-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF perseveration
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Stereotypy and perseveration are other evidences of this narrowness of thought content.

In the foreground stands a strong tendency to perseveration.

These are plainly reactions of the path of least resistance or, in these instances, of perseveration.

This again makes it a case of perseveration of the sort stressed by Meringer, but of a longer duration.

It is therefore really to be designated as perseveration, but not necessarily as the perseveration of spoken words.

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