Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms

Definition: Complete absence of voluntary, reactive and expressive movements (Petho and Ban, 1989).

Exploration: The presence of akinesis can be established by observing the patient with or without interacting with him/her.



Petho B, Ban TA. DCR Budapest-Nashville in the diagnosis and classification of functional psychoses. Psychopathology 1989; 21: 153-240.


Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek

January 5, 2017