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Catatonia MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Catatonia
Tree Number(s)
C10.597.606.115
C23.888.592.604.115
F01.145.126.156
F01.700.165
Unique ID
D002389
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002389
Scope Note
A neuropsychiatric disorder characterized by one or more of the following essential features: immobility, mutism, negativism (active or passive refusal to follow commands), mannerisms, stereotypies, posturing, grimacing, excitement, echolalia, echopraxia, muscular rigidity, and stupor; sometimes punctuated by sudden violent outbursts, panic, or hallucinations. This condition may be associated with psychiatric illnesses (e.g., SCHIZOPHRENIA; MOOD DISORDERS) or organic disorders (NEUROLEPTIC MALIGNANT SYNDROME; ENCEPHALITIS, etc.). (From DSM-IV, 4th ed, 1994; APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 1994)
Entry Term(s)
Catatonia, Malignant
Catatonia, Organic
Lethal Catatonia
Organic Catatonic Disorder
Schizophreniform Catatonia
NLM Classification #
WL 340.1
See Also
Catalepsy
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2004/07/07
Catatonia Preferred
Catatonia, Organic Narrower
Schizophreniform Catatonia Narrower
Catatonia, Malignant Narrower
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