Demo Chapter – Other Causes of Catatonia

Other Causes (5)

Causes of catatonia outside of schizophrenia include:

  • —Depression.
  • —Mania.
  • —Epilepsy.
  • —Encephalitis.
  • —Brain lesions.
  • —Medications.
  • —Antipsychotics.
  • —Disulfiram.
  • —Benzodiazepine withdrawal.
  • —Lupus.
  • —Lyme disease.
  • —Wilson’s disease.
(5) Moore, D. P. & Jefferson, J. W. (2004). Catatonia. In handbook of medical psychiatry, 2nd ed. St. Louis, mo: mosby, pp. 292-293.