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Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms

Unmotivated crying

 

Definition: Presence of episodes of crying without corresponding triggering stimuli (Parvizi, Arciniegas, Bernardini et al. 2006).

 

Exploration: The presence of unmotivated crying can be established by interviewing or by observing the patient.

 

Reference:

 

Parvizi J, Arciniegas DB, Bernardini GL, Hoffmann MW, Mohr JP, Rapoport MJ, Schmahmann JD, Silver JM, Tuhrim S. Diagnosis and management of pathological laughter and crying. Mayo Clin Proc. 2006;81:1482-6.

 

September 19, 2019