Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms
Definition: Inappropriate, purposeless complex movements which affect facial expression and/or gestures (Petho and Ban 1989).
Exploration: The presence of parakinesis is established by observing a patient without interacting with him/her.
Petho B, Ban TA. DCR Budapest-Nashville in the diagnosis and classification of functional psychoses. Psychopathology 1989;21:153-240.
Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek
December 15, 2016