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Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms
Echopraxia

 

Definition: Imitating simple actions just seen and/or copying movements (Hamilton 1967).

 

Exploration: Echopraxia is present if the patients imitates the movements of the examiner or anyone near to him (Hamilton 1967).

 

Reference:

Hamilton M. Fish’s Clinical Psychopathology. Bristol: Wright; 1967, p. 100.

 

Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek

October 27, 2016