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Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms
Palipraxia

Definition: The performance of a requested action repeatedly (Cho et al., 2009).

 

Exploration: The patient is asked to grab a pencil placed in front of him/her. Palipraxia is present if the patient grabs the pencil repeatedly subsequent to a single request.

 

Reference:

Cho YJ, Han SD, Song SK, Lee BI, Heo K. Palilalia, echolalia, and echopraxia-palipraxia as ictal manifestations in a patient with left frontal lobe epilepsy. Epilepsia 2009; 50:1616-9.

 

Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek

January 26, 2017