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Stereotypy

Jesse Russell

High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! A stereotypy ( /ˈstɛriː.ɵtaɪpi/) is a repetitive or ritualistic movement, posture, or utterance, found in people with mental retardation, autism spectrum disorders, tardive dyskinesia and stereotypic movement disorder. Stereotypies may be simple movements such as body rocking, or complex, such as self-caressing, crossing and uncrossing of legs, and marching in place.Frontotemporal dementia is also a common neurological cause of repetitive behaviors and stereotypies. Several causes have been hypothesized for stereotypy, and several treatment options are available.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Book on Demand Ltd.
  • Publish Date: Jan 22nd, 2013
  • Pages: 126
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 8.27in - 5.83in - 0.27in - 0.35lb
  • EAN: 9785511772561