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29 Possible Causes for Echolalia, Echopraxia

  • Tourette Syndrome

    Echopraxia (repeating other’s actions) Echopraxia is similar to echolalia, but instead of repeating words, sufferers will repeat the physical actions of others.[counselling-directory.org.uk] Obsessive-compulsive behavior, attention-deficit disorder, and other psychiatric disorders may be associated; coprolalia and echolalia rarely occur; autosomal dominant inheritance[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Many also experience copropraxia (obscene gestures), echopraxia (mimicking of gestures) with unusual fixations and fanaticises.[symptoma.com]

  • Frontal Lobe Neoplasm

    Typically, a patient with FLS will copy you (echopraxia).[patient.info]

  • Catatonic Schizophrenia

    Others may imitate sounds ( echolalia ) or movements ( echopraxia ) of others. includes: Catatonic Type, Excited Catatonic Type, Withdrawn Old criteria for this diagnosis[behavenet.com] Echolalia and echopraxia also are seen in Tourette’s Syndrome. How Is It Diagnosed? The general criteria for a diagnosis of schizophrenia must be satisfied.[psychcentral.com] Others may imitate sounds ( echolalia ) or movements ( echopraxia ) of others. includes: Catatonic Type, Excited Catatonic Type, Withdrawn Old criteria for this diagnosis[behavenet.com]

  • Catatonia

    Catatonia is a neuropsychiatric disorder characterized by motor disturbance (including waxy flexibility and catalepsy), stupor, excitement, negativism, mutism, echopraxia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The behavior can range from echolalia, automatism, or agitation.[symptoma.com] […] catalepsy" factor (with posturing and waxy flexibility), an "abnormal movements" factor (with mannerisms and stereotypes) and an "echo phenomenon" factor (with echolalia and echopraxia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Tics

    This automatic imitation of movements referred to as "echopraxia" has been ascribed to a failure in top-down inhibition of imitative response tendencies.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Barely audible muttering Calling out Coprolalia Echolalia "Hey," "Wow," etc.[tourette13.tripod.com] Complex phonic tics may fall into various categories, including echolalia (repeating words just spoken by someone else), palilalia (repeating one's own previously spoken words[sciencedaily.com]

  • Tic Disorder

    They can appear purposeful and can include a sexual or obscene gesture (copropraxia) or a tic-like imitation of someone else’s movements (echopraxia).Complex vocal tics can[hopeandhealingcenter.org] Some common complex motor tics include Copropraxia, (making obscene and inappropriate gestures) and Echopraxia, (mimicking another person’s movement).[courses.lumenlearning.com] […] or fingers) Coughing Throat clearing, grunting Sniffing, snorting, shouting Humming Jumping Spinning Touching objects or people Throwing objects Repeating others’ action (echopraxia[currentpsychiatry.com]

  • Autism Related Speech Delay

    Tourette’s Syndrome Another common syndrome with echophenomena (echolalia and echopraxia) is Tourette’s.[blog.cognifit.com] Echolalia is classified as immediate echolalia or delayed echolalia.[teachmetotalk.com] His speech therapist tells me this is echolalia and she doesn't think that he has any Answer It might be helpful to think about some differences between the types of echolalia[speechpathology.com]

  • Ganser Syndrome

    Symptomns include a clouding of consciousness, somatic conversion symptoms, confusion, stress, loss of personal identity, echolalia, and echopraxia.[sharecare.com] Echopraxia. Confusion. Precipitating stress. Loss of personal identity. There is no typical finding on examination.[patient.info] Symptoms include a clouding of consciousness, somatic conversion symptoms, confusion, stress, loss of personal identity, echolalia , and echopraxia .[ipfs.io]

  • Malignant Catatonia

    […] motor activity (that is apparently purposeless and not influenced by external stimuli), extreme negativism or mutism, peculiarities of voluntary movement, or echolalia or echopraxia[books.google.com] She exhibits muscular rigidity, posturing, echolalia, and echopraxia.[link.springer.com] […] of voluntary movement (such as the voluntary assumption of an inappropriate or bizarre posture, stereotyped movement, prominent mannerism, or grimace); or echolalia (or echopraxia[clinicalgate.com]

  • Facial Tic Disorder

    […] or fingers) Coughing Throat clearing, grunting Sniffing, snorting, shouting Humming Jumping Spinning Touching objects or people Throwing objects Repeating others’ action (echopraxia[mdedge.com] Complex phonic tics may fall into various categories, including echolalia (repeating words just spoken by someone else), palilalia (repeating one's own previously spoken words[sciencedaily.com] Some recognizable tic patterns include: Echopraxia (EK-o-PRAX-ee-a): imitating other people's movements or gestures Copropraxia (KO-pro-PRAX-ee-a): making obscene, rude, or[humanillnesses.com]

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