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57 Possible Causes for Echopraxia

  • Frontal Lobe Neoplasm

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

  • Catatonia

    Catatonia is a syndrome associated with many clinical features, most of which are nonspecific these include: Ambitendency Automatic obedience Aversion Catalepsy Echolalia Echopraxia[] Catatonia is a neuropsychiatric disorder characterized by motor disturbance (including waxy flexibility and catalepsy), stupor, excitement, negativism, mutism, echopraxia[] […] catalepsy" factor (with posturing and waxy flexibility), an "abnormal movements" factor (with mannerisms and stereotypes) and an "echo phenomenon" factor (with echolalia and 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.[] Many also experience copropraxia (obscene gestures), echopraxia (mimicking of gestures) with unusual fixations and fanaticises.[] Complex physical tics: shaking hitting or kicking things copying the movement of others (echopraxia) shaking of the head and making offensive gestures (copropaxia).[]

  • Catatonic Schizophrenia

    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.[] Others may imitate sounds ( echolalia ) or movements ( echopraxia ) of others. includes: Catatonic Type, Excited Catatonic Type, Withdrawn Old criteria for this diagnosis.[] […] associated with the catatonic subtype include an almost parrot-like repeating of what another person is saying (echolalia) or mimicking the movements of another person (echopraxia[]

  • 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[] Abnormal speech.) 2) Examiner scratches head in exaggerated manner (Echopraxia) 3) Examine arm for cogwheeling.[] She exhibits muscular rigidity, posturing, echolalia, and echopraxia.[]

  • 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[] Some common complex motor tics include Copropraxia, (making obscene and inappropriate gestures) and Echopraxia, (mimicking another person’s movement).[] […] or fingers) Coughing Throat clearing, grunting Sniffing, snorting, shouting Humming Jumping Spinning Touching objects or people Throwing objects Repeating others’ action (echopraxia[]

  • Ganser Syndrome

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

  • Tics

    This automatic imitation of movements referred to as "echopraxia" has been ascribed to a failure in top-down inhibition of imitative response tendencies.[] Echopraxia: Mimicking movements that others make. Coprolalia: Vocalizing obscene or other socially unacceptable words or phrases.[] Lesser known forms of tic behaviors that sometimes emerge in people with TS, OCD or autism include echolalia (repeating another person’s words), echopraxia (repeating or imitating[]

  • Disorganized Schizophrenia

    […] schizophrenia is considered if the individual displays any two of the following symptoms: Bizarre behavior Bizarre mannerisms Bizarre posture Echolalia, or parroting of words Echopraxia[] This can include echolalia (repeating what other people say) and echopraxia (mimicking the movements of other people).[] Catatonic schizophrenics may often repeat something someone has just said (echolalia) or repeat someone’s actions (echopraxia).[]

  • Severe Depressive Episode

    Patients have severe psychomotor retardation, engage in excessive purposeless activity, and/or withdraw; some patients grimace and mimic speech (echolalia) or movement (echopraxia[]

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