Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms
Handling of objects
Definition: Grabbing and manipulating objects that can be reached (Leonhard, 1999).
Exploration: Handling of objects is present if the patient grabs and manipulates objects on the table between him/her and the examiner as soon as he/she notices them.
Leonhard K. Classification of endogenous Psychosis and their Differentiated Etiology. Berlin: Springer-Verlag; 1999, pp. 126-70.
February 23, 2017