In his paper "Scared Stiff", Moskowitz conceptualizes catatonia from an evolutionary point of view as a regression to response to predators in which the stuporous
phase reflects the release of tonic immobility while the excitement phase reflects the fight-flight strategy.
Senile, psychiatric or stuporous
patients may present late with evidence of fever or sepsis.
She imagines her parents having sex, imagines having sex with her parents, imagines her children sexually." Kirsch goes on to quote the poem "Saturn," in which Olds's drunken stuporous
father is imagined eating her little brother: as he crunched the torso of the child between his jaws.
Following a nocturnal hallucinatory frenzy, he assumes a stuporous
repose throughout the next day.
Evaluating sensory response can assess for hemisensory loss; a stuporous
or aphasic patient will grimace or pull away from the stimulus.
A 911 call was placed by witnesses and upon arrival paramedics found patient in a stuporous
state, with stable vital signs, adequate glucose levels, and with evidence of enuresis and generalized diaphoresis.
Although it had been reported widely in the newspapers that the cause was stuporous
drunkenness, Clark has significant doubts.
The court found that the plaintiff presented significant testimony by a board certified medical expert that the patient, after suffering a stroke, was "significantly cognitively impaired." The court noted that the plaintiff's medical expert opined that the patient fluctuated between a stuporous
and obtunded level of consciousness and, although there were times that he was alert and could answer "yes" or "no" rationally, there was no time when he could communicate his wants, needs, and feelings.
made its sleep seem purer than the cops' stuporous
As Grandi put it earlier: "We are both after the same exact thing Captain." (iii) Menzies later finds a stuporous
Quinlan in another bar ("I've been in half of them," he slurs).
Grade IV patients are stuporous
with moderate to severe hemiparesis, and grade V patients are often in deep coma and appear moribund.
Alcoholism is the most prevalent and perhaps the most vicious of the addictive disorders because it is legal and socially acceptable, and because a person who drinks goes into a stuporous
state slowly and perhaps after everyone stops paying attention.