Monday, 18.11.2019

Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms

Visual pursuit

 

Definition: Excessive persistence of visual contact, with the performance of any motor activity needed to overcome any object that physically interferes between the examiner and the patient (Leonhard 1995).

 

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

 

Reference:

 

Leonhard K. Aufteilund der endogenen psychoses und ihre differenzierte atiologie, 7ª Auflage. Stuttgart: Georg Thieme;  1995, p. 107.

 

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