Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms
Definition: Involuntary imitation limited to facial gestures previously observed (Pommepuy and Januel 2002).
Exploration: The presence of echomimia can be established by observing the patient while the examiner makes exaggerated facial gestures.
Pommepuy N, Januel D. Catatonia: resurgence of a concept. A review of the international literature. Encephale. 2002;28:481-92.
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