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n.
Inability to stand or walk normally as a symptom of conversion hysteria.abasia-astasia Blocq's disease
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How to use astasia-abasia in a sentence

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

  • They are really a loss of confidence in one's power to do things and a passing astasia-abasia.

    Psychotherapy|James J. Walsh
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