catatonic schizophrenia


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Related to catatonic schizophrenia: residual schizophrenia, undifferentiated schizophrenia

catatonic schizophrenia

[‚kad·ə¦tän·ik ‚skit·sə′frē·nē·ə]
(psychology)
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During this study, I found very few patients of Disorganized (4%), undifferentiated (4%) or catatonic schizophrenia.
4), (11) Kopala et al (11) found risperidone, 4 mg/d, was effective in treating severe, first-episode catatonic schizophrenia in a neuroleptic-naive young man.
An example of the role that sociocultural context plays in schizophrenia can be found in the diagnostic frequency of two forms of the disorder: catatonic schizophrenia, and hebephrenia (disorganized schizophrenia).
Current indications, besides major depression, include bipolar disorder (both for depression and mania), schizoaffective disorder, and catatonic schizophrenia.