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astasia-abasia in Medicine

astasia-abasia

n.
  1. Inability to stand or walk normally as a symptom of conversion hysteria.abasia-astasia Blocq's disease
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Historical Examples

  • In another of Briand's cases torticollis alternated with astasia-abasia, a sort of "mental paraplegia."

    Tics and Their Treatment

    Henry Meigne