Catatonia has generally been assumed by many physicians to be a subtype of schizophrenia. Numerous cases have been reported in the literature associating catatonia with other psychiatric and also medical illnesses. The present report describes a patient with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) who presented in a catatonic state. A brief differential diagnosis of catatonia is also included.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Disease of the Nervous System|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Dec 1977|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Psychiatry and Mental health