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Astasia-abasia

An unstable, staggering manner of standing and walking. Patients do not generally injure themselves from this condition, as they only appear to fall when a person or soft object is within range to catch them.

Example: The patient reels about the room in a dramatic manner. He seems constantly on the verge of falling, but always saves himself.

Astasia-abasia
APA Reference
Grinnell, R. (2018). Astasia-abasia. Psych Central. Retrieved on September 21, 2018, from https://psychcentral.com/encyclopedia/astasia-abasia/