Catatonia in depression: prevalence, clinical correlates, and validation of a scale.

@article{Starkstein1996CatatoniaID,
  title={Catatonia in depression: prevalence, clinical correlates, and validation of a scale.},
  author={Sergio E. Starkstein and Gustavo M Petracca and Alejandra Teson and Eran Chemerinski and Marcelo Merello and Ricardo Migliorelli and Ram{\'o}n E Leiguarda},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  year={1996},
  volume={60 3},
  pages={326-32}
}
OBJECTIVES To examine the clinical correlates of catatonia in depression, to validate a scale for catatonia, and to assess the validity of the DSM-IV criteria of the catatonic features specifier for mood disorders. METHODS A series of 79 consecutive patients with depression and 41 patients with Parkinson's disease without depression were examined using the modified Rogers scale (MRS), the unified Parkinson's disease rating scale (UPDRS), and the structured clinical interview for DSM-III-R… CONTINUE READING

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