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what is catatonia?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Catatonic: Flat affect, no motivation, limited speech, anhedonia, inattention, social withdrawal, disorganization, bizarre.
Answered on Mar 13, 2015

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