Definition of echopraxia in English:
Meaningless repetition or imitation of the movements of others as a symptom of psychiatric disorder.
- Stupor or catalepsy, mutism, posturing/grimacing/stereotypy, echolalia or echopraxia and excessive motor activity were the main catatonic features.
- The conditions under which echopraxia can be observed are similar.
- The imitative behavior of echolalia and echopraxia can be understood as an attempt to introject the object.
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