Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms


Definition: Stiff, rigid and often bizarre postures which are maintained over extened periods (Petho and Ban, 1989).


Exploration: The presence of mannerisms 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

February 02, 2017