Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms

Reduction of social distance


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


Exploration: The presence of reduction 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