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Stereotypic Movement Disorder MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Stereotypic Movement Disorder
Tree Number(s)
F03.625.984
Unique ID
D019956
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019956
Scope Note
Motor behavior that is repetitive, often seemingly driven, and nonfunctional. This behavior markedly interferes with normal activities or results in severe bodily self-injury. The behavior is not due to the direct physiological effects of a substance or a general medical condition. (DSM-IV, 1994)
Entry Version
STEREOTYPIC MOVEMENT DIS
Entry Term(s)
Body Rocking
Head Banging
Movement Disorder, Stereotypic
See Also
Stereotyped Behavior
Public MeSH Note
98; for HEAD BANGING & BODY ROCKING see STEREOTYPED BEHAVIOR 1981-97
History Note
98; for HEAD BANGING & BODY ROCKING use STEREOTYPED BEHAVIOR 1981-97
Date Established
1998/01/01
Date of Entry
1997/06/20
Revision Date
2015/06/30
Stereotypic Movement Disorder Preferred
Body Rocking Related
Head Banging Narrower
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