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Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms

Visual perseveration

 

Definition: Persistence of the visualization of an image after the disappearance of the stimulus  (Meadows and Munro, 1977).

 

Exploration: The presence of visual perseveration can be established by interviewing the patient.

 

Synonym: Palinopsia

 

References:

 

Meadows JC, Munro SSF. Palinopsia . J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry; 1977; 40: 5-8.

 

Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek

May 25, 2017