Wednesday, 11 May 2022

Gegenhalten

Gegenhalten

Gegenhalten is a catatonic phenomenon in which the subject opposes all passive movements with the same degree of force as applied by the examiner. It is slightly different from negativism in which the subject does exactly the opposite of what is asked in addition to showing resistance.


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