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By Max Fink,Michael Alan Taylor

Catatonia is a syndrome of motor dysregulation (mutism, extraordinary postures, repetitive speech, negativism and imitative movements), and is located in as many as ten in keeping with cent of acutely ailing psychiatric inpatients. even though its category has been debatable, the identity of catatonia isn't tricky, however it is usually neglected, resulting in the fake proposal that the syndrome is uncommon. Catatonia has a number of displays, and will be because of many neurologic and normal health conditions, most ordinarily temper sickness. remedies are good outlined, and while used, catatonia has a great analysis. This booklet, by way of major neuropsychiatrists, describes the gains of catatonia, teaches the reader tips on how to determine and deal with the syndrome effectively, and describes its neurobiology. sufferer vignettes from the authors' practices, and lots of from the classical literature, illustrate the rules of diagnosing and treating sufferers with catatonia. it's a necessary medical reference for psychiatrists and neurologists.

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