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Glossary Of Psychiatry - List of Terms - V - Vorbeigehen; Vorbeireden
... In vorbeigehen or vorbeireden, a patient will answer a question in such a way that one can tell the patient understood the question, although the answer itself ... Vorbeigehen (giving approximate answers) was the original term used by Ganser but Vorbeireden (talking past the point) is the term generally in use (Goldin 1955) ...