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Posturing

The involuntary assumption of bizarre poses which are maintained indefinitely; indicative of severe brain injury.

Example: The patient is seen sitting with his hand above his head; after two hours, the patient’s bizarre position remains unchanged.

Posturing
APA Reference
Grinnell, R. (2016). Posturing. Psych Central. Retrieved on August 17, 2018, from https://psychcentral.com/encyclopedia/posturing/