Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms
Definition: A state of verbal unresponsiveness (Taylor, 1981).
Exploration: The presence of mutism can be established by the consistent lack of verbal response.
Taylor MA. The Neuropsychiatric Mental Status Examination. New York: Spectrum Publications; 1981, p. 22.
Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek
April 13, 2017