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what are some examples in symptoms in catatonic schizophrenia?

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Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
Catatonia: Catatonia can take two forms, the most common being catatonic mutism where the person cannot speak. Their bodies may exhibit waxy flexibility, which is if they are posed by someone else in a certain position, they will not change that position for hours or longer. The other form of catatonia, is catatonic excitement, rarely seen and which is where the patient will literally run until they die.
Answered on Oct 2, 2013

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