Psychogenic (Functional) Movement Disorders.

  title={Psychogenic (Functional) Movement Disorders.},
  author={Mary Ann Thenganatt and Joseph Jankovic},
  journal={CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW This article reviews a practical approach to psychogenic movement disorders to help neurologists identify and manage this complex group of disorders. RECENT FINDINGS Psychogenic movement disorders, also referred to as functional movement disorders, describe a group of disorders that includes tremor, dystonia, myoclonus, parkinsonism, speech and gait disturbances, and other movement disorders that are incongruent with patterns of pathophysiologic (organic) disease. The… 

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