catatonic schizophrenia


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Related to catatonic schizophrenia: residual schizophrenia, undifferentiated schizophrenia
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Synonyms for catatonic schizophrenia

a form of schizophrenia characterized by a tendency to remain in a fixed stuporous state for long periods

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Our findings suggested that sAA activity level might be a potential biomarker for catatonic schizophrenia.
(Patients with catatonic schizophrenia have been known to give up their unusual postures and walk normally out of burning buildings.
Scully scoffed: "If you had to do without a cellphone for two minutes you'd lapse into catatonic schizophrenia."
Knowing that a person has limited mobility and may be incapable of walking does not tell you whether the cause is spinal cord injury or catatonic schizophrenia. A person may experience a "disability bed day," spending the day in bed because of the effects of hypothyroidism or depression.
The patients suffering from severe depression or catatonic schizophrenia may not be responsive to verbal tests used for clinical diagnosis.
(5,6) In DSM-5, catatonic schizophrenia was deleted, and catatonia became a specifier for 10 disorders, including schizophrenia, mood disorders, and general medical conditions.
Fuller, "Catatonic schizophrenia and the use of memantine," Annals of Pharmacotherapy, vol.
A group of 174 schizophrenic patients from three separate institutions volunteered for the study which compared the prevalence of catatonic schizophrenia from 1994 to 1999 with the prevalence in 837 patients from 1938 to 1968 and 1,224 patients from 1969 to 1986.
Kobayashi and Kato [41] described an 18-year-old woman diagnosed with catatonic schizophrenia who had repeated catatonic stuporous episodes of premenstrual onset (7 days before).