Francisco J Appiani

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Clinical reports of psychosis during the Middle Ages are scarce. This is particularly evident for catatonic symptoms. It is highly probable that catatonia symptoms are a well-saved human behaviour response to fear, but there are only few historical descriptions cited by Fink (1) and by Shorter (2). There are also descriptions from Greek mythology in the(More)
Catatonia is a cluster of motor features that appears in many recognized psychiatric illnesses, that according to the DSM-5 it is not linked as a subtype to schizophrenia anymore. The classic signs are mutism, a rigid posture, fixed staring, stereotypic movements, and stupor, which are all part of a broad psychopathology that may be found in affective,(More)
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