LIP PURSING By N., Sam M.S. - 169 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." Related Psychology Terms Selecting a Diagnosis DREAM-STATE (D-STATE, REM- STATE) SCHIZOPHRENIA (OTHER TYPES) Diagnosis and Treatment Planning KINETIC DISTURBANCES BRAIN WAVES (Electroencephalogram, EEG) AUTOMATISM Developing a Case Study ELECTROSHOCK THERAPY (Elec- troconvulsive Therapy; EST, ECT) CEREA FLEXIBILITAS (Waxy Flexibility) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "LIP PURSING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/lip-pursing/ (accessed August 13, 2022).