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Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms

 

Manipulation of objects

 

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

 

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

 

Synonym: Handling of objects

 

Reference:

 

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

 

Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek

March 16, 2017