Monday, 18.11.2019

Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms

Staring

 

Definition: Fixed stare with lack of environmental visual scan and reduction of blinking (Fink and Taylor 2006).

 

Exploration: The presence of staring can be established by observing the patient´s behavior.

 

Reference:

 

Fink M, Taylor MA. Catatonia: A Clinician's Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press; 2006. p. 205

 

September 26, 2019