Phenomenology and treatment of Catatonia: A descriptive study from north India

@inproceedings{Dutt2011PhenomenologyAT,
  title={Phenomenology and treatment of Catatonia: A descriptive study from north India},
  author={Alakananda Dutt and Sandeep Grover and S Debkumar Chakrabarti and Ajit K. Avasthi and Suresh Kumar Angurana},
  booktitle={Indian journal of psychiatry},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Studies on clinical features of catatonia in the Indian population are few in number. AIM To study the phenomenology, clinical profile and treatment response of subjects admitted to the psychiatry inpatient with catatonia. MATERIALS AND METHODS Detailed treatment records of all the inpatients were scanned for the period January 2004 to December 2008. Patients with catatonia (diagnosed as two symptoms as per the Bush Francis Catatonia Rating scale) were included. RESULTS During… CONTINUE READING