catatonia Meaning and Definition

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پراگندہ ذہنی

paragandah zehni


English definition for catatonia

1. n. a form of schizophrenia characterized by a tendency to remain in a fixed stuporous state for long periods; the catatonia may give way to short periods of extreme excitement

2. n. extreme tonus; muscular rigidity; a common symptom in catatonic schizophrenia

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Catatonia is a state of neurogenic motor immobility and behavioral abnormality manifested by stupor. It was first described in 1874 by Karl Ludwig Kahlbaum, in Die Katatonie oder das Spannungsirresein (Catatonia or Tension Insanity).
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