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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 consistent with cent of acutely unwell psychiatric inpatients. even though its category has been arguable, the identity of catatonia isn't tough, however it is frequently overlooked, resulting in the fake thought that the syndrome is unusual. Catatonia has numerous displays, and should be attributable to many neurologic and normal health conditions, most ordinarily temper disease. remedies are good outlined, and whilst used, catatonia has a good diagnosis. This ebook, via best neuropsychiatrists, describes the beneficial properties of catatonia, teaches the reader the way to determine and deal with the syndrome effectively, and describes its neurobiology. sufferer vignettes from the authors' practices, and plenty of from the classical literature, illustrate the foundations of diagnosing and treating sufferers with catatonia. it's an important scientific reference for psychiatrists and neurologists.

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