Brain Imaging in Catatonia: Current Findings and a Pathophysiologic Model

@article{Northoff2000BrainII,
  title={Brain Imaging in Catatonia: Current Findings and a Pathophysiologic Model},
  author={Georg Northoff},
  journal={CNS Spectrums},
  year={2000},
  volume={5},
  pages={34 - 46}
}
Abstract Karl Ludwig Kahlbaum originally described catatonia as a psychomotor disease that encompassed motor, affective, and behavioral symptoms. In the beginning of the 20th century, catatonia was considered to be the motoric manifestation of schizophrenia; therefore, neuropathologic research mostly focused on neuroanatomic substrates (ie, the basal ganglia underlying the generation of movements). Even though some alterations were found in basal ganglia, the findings in these subcortical… Expand
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