Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms
Motor Perseveration


Definition: Repetition of executed movements by others (Cho et al., 2009).


Exploration: The presence of “motor perseveration” can be established by observing the patient with or without interacting with him/her. 




Cho YJ, Han SD, Song SK, Lee BI, Heo K. Palilalia, echolalia, and echopraxia-palipraxia as ictal manifestations in a patient with left frontal lobe epilepsy. Epilepsia 2009; 50:1616-9.


Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek

February 16, 2017