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  Catatonia: Encyclopedia of Mental Disorders
Catatonia is a disturbance of motor behavior that can have either a psychological or neurological cause.
Often, the physical posture of a catatonic individual is unusual and/or inappropriate, and the individual may hold a posture if placed in it by someone else.
Individuals with catatonia due to a medical condition may show symptoms similar to persons with catatonic schizophrenia and catatonic depression.
health.enotes.com /mental-disorders-encyclopedia/catatonia   (493 words)

  
 Catatonia
Catatonia is a condition marked by changes in muscle tone or activity associated with a large number of serious mental and physical illnesses.
Catatonia can also be present in individuals suffering from a number of other physical and emotional conditions such as drug intoxication, depression, and schizophrenia.
The causes of catatonia are largely unknown although research indicates that brain structure and function are altered in this condition.
www.healthatoz.com /healthatoz/Atoz/ency/catatonia.jsp   (932 words)

  
 Catatonia (band) at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Catatonia were a popular music band from Wales that gained a national following in the United Kingdom in the mid-late 1990s.
Catatonia deliberately tried to make their songs accessible to a broad audience, while at the same time not shying away from original, experimental, or even potentially abrasive sounds.
In September 2000, a biography of the band by David Owens entitled Cerys, Catatonia & The Rise Of Welsh Pop was released in the UK (sometimes listed as Catatonia - Enter The Dragon, which was the working title).
www.wiki.tatet.com /Catatonia_(band).html   (311 words)

  
 Clinical depression - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Depression with Catatonic Features - This subtype can be applied to Major Depressive episodes as well as to manic episodes, though it is rare, and rarer in mania.
Catatonia is characterized by motoric immobility evidenced by catalepsy or stupor.
This MDD subtype may also manifest excessive, nonprompted motor activity (akathisia), extreme negativism or mutism, and peculiarities in movement, including stereotypical movements, prominent mannerisms, and prominent grimacing.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Clinical_depression   (6538 words)

  
 catatonia | TutorGig.co.uk Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Catatonia is associated with a number of other psychiatric and medical conditions, such as the life-threatening neuroleptic malignant syndrome as well as bipolar disorder (most commonly), drug abuse, depression, and schizophrenia.
Catatonia - Live At Margam Park, by Warner Music Vision
Catatonia: A Clinician's Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment
www.tutorgig.co.uk /ed/catatonia   (166 words)

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