Definition of "Echo phenomenon"

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Echo phenomenon is automatic imitative actions wihtout explicit awareness, or pathological repetitions of external stimuli or activities, actions, sounds, or phrases, indicative of an underlying disorder.

  • Echolalia, of vocalizations, the most common
  • Echopraxia, of actions
  • Echomimia, of facial expressions
  • Echographia, in writing
  • Echoplasia, physically or mentally, tracing contours of objects
  • Echolalioplasia, involving sign language, described in 1 individual with Tourette syndrome

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