Monday, 15.10.2018

Social Withdrawal

Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms

 

Definition: Decreased social contact in comparison with premorbid norm (AMDP 1980).

 

Exploration: The presence of social withdrawal can be established by observing the patient in his/her natural environment.

 

Reference:

 

AMDP. Das AMDP-System. Manuel Dokumentation psychiatrischer Befunde. 4 Auflage.  Gottingen: Hogrefe; 1980. p. 77.

 

January 4, 2018