LIP PURSING

a habitual action where the lips purse, protruding forward out from their normal relaxed state. Observed widely in catatonic Schizophrenia.

LIP PURSING: "Otherwise known as snouting, the pursing of lips, has been linked to both catatonic Schizophrenia and conversely, pure boredom."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "LIP PURSING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/lip-pursing/ (accessed October 23, 2020).
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