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Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms
Akinesia

Definition: Complete absence of voluntary, reactive and expressive movements (Petho and Ban, 1989).

Exploration: The presence of akinesis can be established by observing the patient with or without interacting with him/her.

 

References:

Petho B, Ban TA. DCR Budapest-Nashville in the diagnosis and classification of functional psychoses. Psychopathology 1989; 21: 153-240.

 

Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek

January 5, 2017