Thursday, 09.07.2020

Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms

Amimia

 

Definition: Complete absence of facial expression (Leonhard 1957).

 

Exploration: The presence of Amimia can be established by interviewing the patient and observing his/her facial expression during the interview.

 

Reference:

Leonhard K. Classification of Endogenous Psychoses and their Differentiated Etiology. A review of the international literature. New York: Irvington Publishers; 1999. p. 139.

 

June 4,  2020