Chapter 31. Psychogenic Movement Disorders

  1. Mark Hallett1 and
  2. Werner Poewe2
  1. Elizabeth Peckham and
  2. Mark Hallett

Published Online: 29 OCT 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713990.ch31

Therapeutics of Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders

Therapeutics of Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders

How to Cite

Peckham, E. and Hallett, M. (2008) Psychogenic Movement Disorders, in Therapeutics of Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders (eds M. Hallett and W. Poewe), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470713990.ch31

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Human Motor Control Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Neurology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria

Author Information

  1. Human Motor Control Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 OCT 2008
  2. Published Print: 17 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470066485

Online ISBN: 9780470713990

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Keywords:

  • psychogenic;
  • movement disorders;
  • epidemiology;
  • diagnostic criteria;
  • neurologic examination;
  • treatment

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Epidemiology

  • Diagnostic Criteria

  • Types of Psychogenic Movement Disorders

  • Psychogenic Findings in the Neurologic Examination that may be Present in the Psychogenic Movement Disorder Patient: (Table 31.2)

  • Treatment Modalities

  • Conclusion

  • References