Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms


Definition: A state of verbal unresponsiveness (Taylor, 1981).


Exploration: The presence of mutism can be established by the consistent lack of verbal response.




Taylor MA. The Neuropsychiatric Mental Status Examination. New York: Spectrum  Publications; 1981, p. 22.


Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek

April 13, 2017