Stereotypic Movement Disorders
- Characterized by repetitive, rhythmic movements with a predictable pattern in form, amplitude, and localization
- Stereotypic movement disorders are classified under the Neurodevelopmental Disorder section of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition (DSM-5).
- These movements can be self-injurious or non-self-injurious.
There's more to see -- the rest of this topic is available only to subscribers.