What is flight of ideas?
is a nearly continuous flow of accelerated speech with abrupt changes from topic to topic that are usually based on understandable associations or plays on words. Speech is rapid, verbose, and circumstantial. Includes joking, puns, and teasing, usually sexually explicit and ranges from grossly inappropriate to vulgar. Speech is also loud, bellowing or even screaming. As mania escalates, it can give way to clang associations.