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Cases of Catatonia on an Academic Electroconvulsive Therapy Service: Lessons to Learn

Aloysi, Amy S. MD; Popeo, Dennis M. MD; Kellner, Charles H. MD

Journal of ECT:
doi: 10.1097/YCT.0b013e3182036597
Case Reports

Catatonia is a well-described neuropsychiatric syndrome that has been the subject of several texts. We present 4 cases seen on our academic service in the past 18 months and discuss significant features of each case.

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From the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY.

Received for publication October 2, 2010; accepted October 25, 2010.

Reprints: Amy S. Aloysi, MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York (e-mail:

The authors have nothing to disclose.

© 2011 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.