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Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms
Mutism

 

Definition: A state of verbal unresponsiveness (Taylor, 1981).

 

Exploration: The presence of mutism can be established by the consistent lack of verbal response.

 

Reference:

 

Taylor MA. The Neuropsychiatric Mental Status Examination. New York: Spectrum  Publications; 1981, p. 22.

 

Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek

April 13, 2017