dissociative movement disorders

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Forms of dissociative disorders in which there is a partial or complete loss of ability to perform bodily movements that are normally under voluntary control, without any apparent organic disorder, including dissociative forms of akinesia, aphonia, apraxia, ataxia, convulsions, dysarthria, dyskinesia, and dysstasia. Also called dissociative motor disorders or motor dissociative disorders.

Subjects: Psychology.

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