Echopraxia

Science / Psychiatry / Echopraxia: Repetition by imitation of the movements of another. The action is not a willed or voluntary one and has a semiautomatic and uncontrollable quality.

Latah

Science / Psychiatry / Latah: A culture specific syndrome of Southeast Asia involving startle-induced disorganization, hypersuggestibility, automatic obedience, and echopraxia. MORE

Catatonic Behaviour

Science / Psychiatry / Catatonic Behaviour: Marked motor abnormalities including motor immobility (i.e., catalepsy or stupor), certain types of excessive motor activity (apparently purposeless agitation not influenced by external stimuli), extr MORE

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