STEREOTYPIC MOVEMENT DISORDER

a disorder with repetitive movement like head banging, biting and rocking. It can be linked with mental retardation. A disorder characterized by repetitive, non-functional, and often self-injurious behaviours.

STEREOTYPIC MOVEMENT DISORDER: "Stereotypic movement disorder can harm the person doing the movements."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "STEREOTYPIC MOVEMENT DISORDER," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/stereotypic-movement-disorder/ (accessed October 17, 2019).
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