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Organic factors in catatonia.
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PMID:  3790879     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A retrospective case-control study was performed using the records of 59 catatonics, 59 non-catatonic schizophrenics, 59 manics, 59 depressives and 59 surgical controls. The findings suggest that prior brain injury and physical illness at onset of psychosis are much more common in subjects with catatonia. While these findings do not account for all cases of catatonia, they may indicate an aetiology for some phenotypic cases of catatonia.
J A Wilcox; H A Nasrallah
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science     Volume:  149     ISSN:  0007-1250     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Psychiatry     Publication Date:  1986 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-02-06     Completed Date:  1987-02-06     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0342367     Medline TA:  Br J Psychiatry     Country:  ENGLAND    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  782-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Brain Injuries / complications*
Catatonia / etiology*
Disease / complications*
Retrospective Studies

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