Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms

Slow responses


Definition: Patient´s answers to questions are soundly slow with marked pauses (Leonhard 1957).


Exploration: The presence of slow responses can be established by interviewing the patient.



Leonhard K. Classification of Endogenous Psychoses and their Differentiated Etiology. A Review of the International Literature. New York: Irvington Publishers; 1999. p. 154.


February 6, 2020