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Wednesday, 26.04.2017

Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms
Hyperkinesia

 

Definition: Increased motor activity (Petho and Ban, 1989).

 

Exploration: The presence of hyperkinesia can be established by observing the patient with or without interacting with him/her.

 

References:

 

Petho B, Ban TA. DCR Budapest-Nashville in the diagnosis and classification of functional psychoses. Psychopathology 1989;21:153-240.

 

Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek

January 12, 2017