Pressured speech consists of rapid talking, which is often loud and can be difficult to interrupt. Speech may be so fast that is difficult to understand.
In a person who is also experiencing flight of ideas, the pressured speech may be disjointed and incoherent.
For more about pressured speech and some examples from our community members, see What Is Pressured Speech.
Droogendijk, Daniel, RPN. Pressure of Speech. Bipolar Disorder Symptoms. 30 Jan 2009. Accessed 7 Jan 2010.