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Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms
Mannerisms

 

Definition: Stiff, rigid and often bizarre postures which are maintained over extened periods (Petho and Ban, 1989).

 

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

 

Reference:

 

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

February 02, 2017