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