Clozapine for the management of persistent catatonia.

  title={Clozapine for the management of persistent catatonia.},
  author={Karim Tabbane and Soumeyya Halayem and Ridha Joober},
  journal={Journal of psychiatry & neuroscience : JPN},
  volume={41 6},
A 42-year-old man with a diagnosis of undifferentiated schizophrenia has been hospitalized several times since age 23 for psychotic relapses, usually in the context of nonadherence to medication. During the last relapse, he was concerned about many plots being planned against him for vague reasons. He experienced catatonic symptoms, including rigid postures, resistance to eating and drinking, immobility, mutism and staring, and displayed periods of unexplained aggressiveness. Physical… CONTINUE READING


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