Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms

Increase of social distance


Definition: The patient increases the minimum distance with other humans in normal interactions (Hayduk 1983).


Exploration: The presence of an increase in social distance can be established by observing the patient´s behavior.




Hayduk LA. Personal-space - where we now stand. Psychological Bulletin. 1983;94:293-335.


October 10, 2019