Graphomania came from the Greek words “graphein”, which means “to write”, and “mania” which means “madness”. It is also termed as scribomania which pertains to an extreme desire to write. In psychiatry, graphomania is the obsessive compulsion to write; the outputs are nonsensical statements or ramblings. For instance, Lewis Carroll, writer of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, wrote illogical scripts in circles, upside-down, and backwards.

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