Monday, 18.11.2019

Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms

Agraphia

 

Definition: Complete loss of handwriting ability (Gertsmann 1940).

 

Exploration: The presence of Agraphia can be established by instructing the patient to write and observing while he/she is doing so.

 

Reference:

 

Gerstmann J. Syndrome of finger agnosia, disorientation for right and left, agraphia and acalculia. Arch NeurPsych. 1940; 44:398-408.

 

August 29, 2019