A 39-year-old member asked:
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what could catatonia feel like?

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Dr. Humberto Quintana
44 years experience Psychiatry
It feel like below: Catatonia is a state of neurogenic motor immobility and behavioral abnormality manifested by stupor. In the current DSM V catatonia is not recognized as a separate disorder, but is associated with psychiatric conditions such as schizophrenia (catatonic type), bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, alcohol or rapid drug abuse withdrawa..
Answered on Jul 5, 2014

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Yes: It exists. What do you want to know about it?

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