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Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms
Blocking

 

Definition: Abrupt interruption of movement before completion of act (Hamilton, 1985).

 

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

 

Reference:

 

Hamilton M. Fish´s Clinical Psychopathology. 2nd Ed. Bristol: Wright; 1985, p. 104.

 

Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek

March 30, 2017