GEGENHALTEN

a German term used in neurology for the involuntary resistance to passive movement of the extremities. The German translation is resisting.

GEGENHALTEN: "Gegenhalten is a neurological term."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GEGENHALTEN," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/gegenhalten/ (accessed September 24, 2021).
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