Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology

2018 Edition
| Editors: Jeffrey S. Kreutzer, John DeLuca, Bruce Caplan

Abasia

  • Douglas I. KatzEmail author
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-57111-9_436

Definition

This refers to an inability to walk. Abasia may be caused by a variety of conditions including weakness, spasticity, cerebellar incoordination, and movement disorders of various types.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of NeurologyBoston University School of MedicineBraintreeUSA