GELASMUS

the spasmodic laughter of people with certain psychogenic disorders and brain diseases. It is a psychomotor seizure and is called gelastic epilepsy.

GELASMUS: "Gelasmus is uncontrolled laughter."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "GELASMUS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/gelasmus/ (accessed October 22, 2018).
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