Download e-book for iPad: Catatonia: From Psychopathology to Neurobiology by Stanley N. Caroff, Stephan C. Mann, Andrew Francis

By Stanley N. Caroff, Stephan C. Mann, Andrew Francis

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ISBN-13: 9781585620852

ISBN-10: 1585627127

ISBN-13: 9781585627127

Through the twentieth century, catatonia all yet dropped off the schedule of mainstream psychiatric examine. besides the fact that, a number of devoted learn teams, represented during this quantity, persisted to record unique facts highlighting catatonia as a appropriate and perfect topic for medical research. This ebook, which exemplifies the remarkable breadth of the information won, will profit clinicians coping with catatonic phenomena in addition to researchers drawn to pursuing additional investigations. This ebook covers in nice aspect the psychopathology and neurobiology of catatonia, targeting the background, epidemiology, etiology, analysis and therapy of the disease. This entire quantity -Offers a large illustration of the ancient and world wide literature at the many editions of catatonia in one, well-organized textual content. -Includes paintings offered by means of the unique investigators, lots of whom paintings outdoors the U.S. and feature had their prior experiences released in basic terms in non-English journals. -Covers substitute reviews and views on catatonia, contributing novel and illuminating views at the syndrome. -Addresses components of controversyAincluding disagreements over therapy and the nosologic prestige of catatoniaAhead-on, in a balanced, evidence-based presentation. -Balances functional medical fabric with the underlying neurobiology, providing medical facets within the context of heritage, epidemiology, cross-cultural views, and neurobiological findings and highlighting the richness and highbrow appeal of the learn of the affliction. Catatonia is exclusive in delivering a various, overseas team of individuals and this kind of finished, up to date evaluation of the medical and clinical literature, spanning the breadth of up to date figuring out in regards to the nature, which means, and value of the syndrome.

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Lancet 335:513– 516, 1990 Eagles JM: Is schizophrenia disappearing? Br J Psychiatry 158:834–835, 1991 Fein S, McGrath MG: Problems in diagnosing bipolar disorder in catatonic patients. J Clin Psychiatry 51:203–205, 1990 Fish FJ: The influence of the tranquillisers on the Leonhard schizophrenic syndromes. Encephale 53:245–249, 1964 Gelenberg AJ, Mandel MR: Catatonic reactions to high-potency neuroleptic drugs. Arch Gen Psychiatry 34:947–950, 1977 Grinker RR: Changing styles in psychoses and borderline states.

2000; Ungvari et al. 1994). Guggenheim and Babigian (1974) and Mimica et al. (2001) further documented the inconsistency in the diagnosis of catatonia during the course of schizophrenia. In all studies, the incidence of catatonia increased in proportion to the length of follow-up. In addition, diagnoses of the underlying psychiatric conditions also changed with long-term assessment (Altshuler et al. 1986; Fein and McGrath 1990; Joyston-Bechal 1966). Significant differences in results also stem from the choice of population studied.

1990). Taylor (1990) opined that the number of catatonic signs has limited diagnostic or treatment significance. Likewise, selecting cardinal or secondary catatonic symptoms lacks any theoretical or even empirical basis (Rosebush et al. 1990). Nosology 35 In addition to the differing number of items on existing diagnostic schedules or catatonia rating scales, a further problem is the lack of agreement with respect to the definition of individual signs and symptoms. Schneider (1914) remarked at the difficulties in distinguishing between stereotypes and mannerisms or between “psychic” and strictly “catatonic” negativism.

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