Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms

Visual pursuit


Definition: Excessive persistence of visual contact, with the performance of any motor activity needed to overcome any object that physically interferes between the examiner and the patient (Leonhard 1995).


Exploration: The presence of visual pursuit can be established by observing the patient´s behavior.




Leonhard K. Aufteilund der endogenen psychoses und ihre differenzierte atiologie, 7ª Auflage. Stuttgart: Georg Thieme;  1995, p. 107.


September 26, 2019