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Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms
Handling of objects

 

Definition:  Grabbing and manipulating objects that can be reached (Leonhard, 1999).

 

Exploration: Handling of objects is present if the patient grabs and manipulates objects on the table between him/her and the examiner as soon as he/she notices them.

 

Reference:

Leonhard K. Classification of endogenous Psychosis and their Differentiated Etiology. Berlin: Springer-Verlag; 1999, pp. 126-70.

 

February 23, 2017