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Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms

Posturing

 

Definition: Maintenance of fixed, unnatural and awkward postures for long periods (Petho and Ban 1988.)

 

Exploration: The patient adopts an odd, difficult posture and maintains posture for a long period.

 

Reference:

Petho B, Ban TA. DCR Budapest-Nashville in the diagnosis and classification of functional psychoses. Psychopathology 1988; 21: 153-240.

 

Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek

December 1, 2016