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400 Possible Causes for Catatonia

  • Schizoaffective Disorder

    Catatonia is currently a diagnosis that is made clinically; however, due to the varied clinical presentations of catatonia, underdiagnosis is common.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Eventually, the patient was diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder-depression with ritualistic behaviors and catatonia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] person's lifetime Psychosis refers to symptoms such as delusions, hallucinations, disorganized thinking and speech, and bizarre and inappropriate motor behavior (including catatonia[merckmanuals.com]

  • Schizophrenia

    In a Dutch study, clinicians identified catatonia in 2% of 139 inpatients, but the research team identified catatonia in 18%. 72 Failure to recognize catatonia is also a response[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] , and the medications for catatonia and schizophrenia are different.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] and 1 on the treatment of catatonia.[doi.org]

  • Bipolar Disorder

    Bipolar disorder (BD) has been linked with the manifestation of catatonia in subjects with autism spectrum disorders (ASD).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] illness has not improved after other treatments (such as medication or psychotherapy) are tried, or in cases where rapid response is needed, as in the case of suicide risk and catatonia[nimh.nih.gov] We present a patient with ASD and IBGC who developed catatonia presenting with prominent dystonic feature caused by comorbid BD, which was treated effectively with quetiapine[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis

    Once electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) began, she had a robust response with resolution of her catatonia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Most patients with anti-NMDAR encephalitis develop a multistage illness that progresses from initial psychiatric symptoms to memory disturbance, seizures, dyskinesia, and catatonia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] present with a conversion reaction and the second patient presented with a first psychotic break followed by the clinical picture of neuroleptic malignant syndrome with catatonia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Catatonia

    […] or mood disorder) Catatonic disorder due to another medical disorder Unspecified catatonia Another classification includes dividing catatonia as follows: Systemic catatonia[symptoma.com] Catatonia associated with brief psychotic disorder Catatonia associated with schizophreniform disorder Catatonia associated with schizoaffective disorder Catatonia associated[en.wikipedia.org] Table 1 Features of catatonia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome

    However, exact psychopathological and pathophysiological characterization of both NMS and catatonia remains unclear.Clinically, catatonia and NMS show more or less similar[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Clinically, catatonia and NMS show more or less similar motor symptoms i.e. akinesia.[citeseerx.ist.psu.edu] Keywords: Catatonia versus NMS psychomotor verus motor cortical versus subcortical top-down versus bottom-up modulation.[doi.org]

  • Catatonic Schizophrenia

    In a Dutch study, clinicians identified catatonia in 2% of 139 inpatients, but the research team identified catatonia in 18%. 72 Failure to recognize catatonia is also a response[doi.org] In systematic catatonia heritability is very low. Periodic catatonia is a familial disorder.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] catatonia and NMS are temporally linked.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Malignant Catatonia

    […] malignant catatonia seen at their institution.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Malignant catatonia is a severe form of catatonia which is acute in onset, and is systemically devastating, as it is associated with fever and autonomic instability.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This article discusses features, causes, differential diagnosis, and treatment of malignant catatonia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Disorganized Schizophrenia

    In extreme cases, this behavior becomes catatonia (as described above).[mentalhelp.net] Paranoid schizophrenia Catatonia Communication deviance[en.wikipedia.org] […] orderly system has been disrupted catatonic type schizophrenia a form of schizophrenia characterized by a tendency to remain in a fixed stuporous state for long periods; the catatonia[vocabulary.com]

  • Benzodiazepine Withdrawal

    Catatonia associated with lorazepam withdrawal. Psychosomatics. 1997; 38 148-150 3 Rosebush P I, Mazurek M F. Catatonia after benzodiazepine withdrawal.[doi.org] Catatonia has not previously been described. We report five patients who became catatonic after withdrawal of benzodiazepines.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Catatonia due to mixed sedative withdrawal. J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci. 1997; 9 303-304 2 Glover S G, Escalona R, Bishop J, Saldivia A.[doi.org]

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