cataleptic


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a person suffering from catalepsy

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Therefore, it was thought valuable to scrutinize cataleptic antipsychotic activities of WC.
The cataleptic effect was investigated according to previously described method by Costall and Naylor (1974).
Chejfec tells us how occasionally "Baroni performs her own funeral: she dresses in the appropriate attire, a blue dress, which she put together for that purpose, and she lies down in the coffin, homemade as well, where she remains motionless for a long time." At the heart of this enactment is what Chejfec calls a "double gaze," enabling the artist to see "herself through the eyes of those who have stayed alive, and [to offer] to the living the lesson of seeing her dead." By the same double perspective, the funeral performance is Baroni's way to look simultaneously backward, to her own experiences of death as a result of cataleptic attacks, and forward, to the real event that, although irreversible, she will have rehearsed too many times to go wrong.
movements of the female so that she remains in a cataleptic state during
Three records seperated by 1-minute intervals were obtained for haloperidol-induced cataleptic posture.
The subject is expected to experience the lethargic, cataleptic, and somnambulic phases (10).
In this family, benzodiazepines have been shown to be pharmacologically important since they exert anxiolytic, analgesic, anticonvulsant, antidepressant, cataleptic, hypnotic, myorelaxant, and sedative [1-3] effects on the central nervous system (CNS).
Adverse reactions to ketamine in clinical practice are usually hallucinations, delirium, nightmares, fear or cataleptic state.
Adenosine antagonists reverse the cataleptic effects of haloperidol: Implications for the treatment of Parkinson's disease.
The central image of a blood-drenched Sissy Spacek in Carrie next to the posed body and closed eyes of a "melancholic cataleptic" of Salpetriere, each framed by a blown-up image of an eye with strained, bloodred optic nerves, is a commentary on looking and to-be-looked-at-ness worth further consideration.
An extract/drug-induced cataleptic test in mice was conducted as previously described [19, 20].
In the vodou religion of Haiti, a zombie is a living person who is rendered cataleptic by a powerful poison, buried as though dead, and then revived to become the soulless slave of an evil sorcerer.
In a 6-OHDA animal model of PD, researchers examined the extent to which motor symptom outcomes as measured by akinetic and cataleptic behaviors and biological mechanisms specific to DA concentrations were affected by psychological stress [59].
Whereas then Lebanon was a rare country at war in a region characterized by cataleptic stability, today it seems to be a country that, for all its trials and the proximity of chaos, yet has avoided the worst.