Understanding the Mental Status Examination
interviewer. There is alogia or poverty of speech in Schizophrenia •Speech can be rapid or slow, pressured (hard to interrupt the pt), hesitant, emotional, dramatic, monotonous, loud, whispered, slurred, staccato, or mumbled. •Speech impairments, such as stuttering, are included in this section.
DA: 23 PA: 63 MOZ Rank: 23