Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms
Manipulation of objects
Definition: Grabbing and manipulating objects that can be reached (Leonhard, 1999).
Exploration: Manipulation of objects is present if the patient grabs and handles objects on the table between him/her and the examiner as soon as he/she notices them.
Synonym: Handling of objects
Leonhard K. Classification of endogenous Psychosis and their Differentiated Etiology. Berlin: Springer-Verlag; 1999, pp. 126-70.
Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek
March 16, 2017