A 40-year-old member asked:
what are the causes catatonia?
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Dr. Maureen Nash answered
23 years experience Geriatric Psychiatry
Mostly mood disorder: Catatonia is a neurolgically based syndrome that has far reaching effects. It is most often seen in major depression and bipolar disorder. It is occasionally seen in those with schizophrenia. Dopamine, GABA and norepinephrine appear to be related to it.
Answered on Nov 2, 2019
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