Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology

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

Micrographia

  • Anna DePold HohlerEmail author
  • Marcus Ponce de Leon
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-57111-9_467

Synonyms

Small writing

Definition

Small writing that may be seen in Parkinson’s disease. It may be accentuated during prolonged writing and may be associated with some tremulousness of writing. It is felt to be related to the bradykinesia and rigidity experienced by the individual.

Cross-References

References and Readings

  1. Pahwa, R., & Lyons, K. E. (2007). Handbook of Parkinson’s disease (4th ed.). New York: Informa Healthcare USA.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Boston University Medical CenterBostonUSA
  2. 2.Madigan Army Medical CenterTacomaUSA