Motor symptoms and schizophrenia.

  title={Motor symptoms and schizophrenia.},
  author={Sebastian Walther and Werner Strik},
  volume={66 2},
Classical schizophrenia literature reports motor symptoms as characteristic of the disorder. After the introduction of neuroleptic drugs, the existence of genuine motor disorders was challenged. Renewed interest arose as symptoms were found in never-medicated patients. Reports focused on abnormal involuntary movements, parkinsonism, neurological soft signs, catatonia, negative symptoms, or psychomotor slowing. Since these syndromes refer to different concepts, however, the definitions are not… CONTINUE READING
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