echopathy


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echopathy

 [ĕ-kop´ah-the]
stereotyped repetition of the words or actions of others; echolalia or echopraxia.
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e·chop·a·thy

(e-kop'ă-thē),
A form of psychopathology, usually associated with schizophrenia, in which the words (echolalia) or actions (echopraxia) of another are imitated and repeated.
[echo + G. pathos, suffering]
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e·chop·a·thy

(e-kop'ă-thē)
A form of psychopathology, usually associated with schizophrenia, in which the words (echolalia) or actions (echopraxia) of another are imitated and repeated.
Compare: word salad
Synonym(s): echomimia.
[echo + G. pathos, suffering]
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e·chop·a·thy

(e-kop'ă-thē)
Form of psychopathology, usually associated with schizophrenia, in which words or actions of another are imitated.
[echo + G. pathos, suffering]
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