Catatonia, Lethal

Catatonia, Malignant

Catatonia, Organic

Catatonia, Schizophreniform


Catatonias, Lethal

Catatonias, Malignant

Catatonias, Organic

Catatonias, Schizophreniform

Catatonic Disorder, Organic

Catatonic Disorders, Organic

Lethal Catatonia

Lethal Catatonias

Malignant Catatonia

Malignant Catatonias

Organic Catatonia

Organic Catatonias

Organic Catatonic Disorder

Organic Catatonic Disorders

Schizophreniform Catatonia

Schizophreniform Catatonias

A neuropsychiatric disorder characterized by one or more of the following essential features: immobility, mutism, negativism (active or passive refusal to follow commands), mannerisms, stereotypies, posturing, grimacing, excitement, echolalia, echopraxia, muscular rigidity, and stupor; sometimes punctuated by sudden violent outbursts, panic, or hallucinations. This condition may be associated with psychiatric illnesses (e.g., SCHIZOPHRENIA; MOOD DISORDERS) or organic disorders (NEUROLEPTIC MALIGNANT SYNDROME; ENCEPHALITIS, etc.). (From DSM-IV, 4th ed, 1994; APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 1994)

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