Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms
Definition: Complete loss of handwriting ability (Gertsmann 1940).
Exploration: The presence of Agraphia can be established by instructing the patient to write and observing while he/she is doing so.
Gerstmann J. Syndrome of finger agnosia, disorientation for right and left, agraphia and acalculia. Arch NeurPsych. 1940; 44:398-408.
August 29, 2019