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A review of periodic catatonia.
  • L. Gjessing
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Biological psychiatry
  • 1 February 1974
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A manic depressive psychotic with a persistent forty-eight hour cycle.
A case report is presented of a patient with a psychosis of manic-depressive type. Each phase lasts for 24 hours, and is followed by the other phase. This cycle has persisted for eleven years. It isExpand
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SOME MAIN TRENDS IN THE CLINICAL ASPECTS OF PERIODIC CATATONIA
The syndrome Periodic Catatonia was described by Kraepelin already in 1908. Since then this syndrome has been studied and treated by numerous investigators (see list of references). This syndrome,Expand
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Congenital sideroblastic anaemia in a girl.
A girl with severe, sideroblastic, ‘dimorphic’ anaemia, probably present since birth, is reported. She has extremely low erythrocyte protoporphyrin levels and low erythrocyte coproporphyrin levels.Expand
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STUDIES OF FUNCTIONAL NEURAL TUMORS. VII. URINARY EXCRETION OF PHENOLIC PYRUVIC ACIDS.
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Urinary cyclic AMP in periodic catatonia.
Urinary excretion of 3',5'-cyclic adenosine monophosphate (cyclic AMP) was measured in two patients with long-established periodic catatonia. One patient exhibited profound stupor in his psychoticExpand
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Urinary metabolites from rats given L-DOPA.
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Hypothalamic dysfunction in periodic catatonia.
  • L. Gjessing
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the Oslo city hospitals
  • 1 October 1986
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Free amino acids in the pineal and pituitary glands of human brain
EXCEPT for the amount of cystathionine in the pituitary gland (SHIMIZU, KAKIMOTO and SANO, 1966), a survey of the literature fails to reveal any observations of the free amino acid levels in humanExpand
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