Catatonia: demographic, clinical and laboratory associations.

  title={Catatonia: demographic, clinical and laboratory associations.},
  author={Jonathan P. Rogers and Thomas A. Pollak and Nazifa Begum and Anna Griffin and Ben Carter and Megan Pritchard and Matthew T. M. Broadbent and Anna Kolliakou and Jessie Ke and Robert J. Stewart and Rashmi Patel and Adrian Bomford and Ali Amad and Michael S Zandi and Glyn Lewis and Timothy R. Nicholson and Anthony S. David},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
BACKGROUND Catatonia, a severe neuropsychiatric syndrome, has few studies of sufficient scale to clarify its epidemiology or pathophysiology. We aimed to characterise demographic associations, peripheral inflammatory markers and outcome of catatonia. METHODS Electronic healthcare records were searched for validated clinical diagnoses of catatonia. In a case-control study, demographics and inflammatory markers were compared in psychiatric inpatients with and without catatonia. In a cohort… 

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