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 Translation for 'catatonia' from English to Bulgarian
NOUN   catatonia | catatonias
SYNO catatonia | catatonic schizophrenia | catatonic type schizophrenia
мед.псих.
catatonia {noun}
кататония {ж}
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Translation for 'catatonia' from English to Bulgarian

catatonia {noun}
кататония {ж}мед.псих.
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Usage Examples English
  • His most recent interest is in the syndromes of catatonia and of melancholia.
  • It is more effective where symptoms of catatonia are present, and is recommended for use under NICE guidelines in the UK for catatonia if previously effective, though there is no recommendation for use for schizophrenia otherwise.
  • Electroconvulsive therapy is often used as a treatment for catatonia.
  • Catatonic stupor can be accompanied by a clear consciousness – lucid catatonia – or with a disorder of consciousness – oneiroid catatonia.
  • In 2009 studies indicated that 12–17% of adolescents and young adults with autism satisfy diagnostic criteria for catatonia, which is loss of or hyperactive motor activity.

  • Vital signs should be frequently monitored as catatonia can progress to malignant catatonia which is life-threatening.
  • A major factor in Meduna's achievement was his selection of patients: nine of the first eleven were catatonic. Catatonia is a syndrome that is remarkably responsive to induced seizures.
  • Nevertheless, a formal set of diagnostic criteria is required to distinguish between Bell's mania and catatonia.
  • Childhood schizophrenia increases the risk for autistic catatonia later in life dramatically. There seems to be a common font of brain pathology for psychosis, catatonia and autism.
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