Catatonia & neuroleptic malignant syndrome

Joseph Lee

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    © 2015 Future Medicine Ltd. The relationship between catatonia and neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS) has, in the last three decades, generated considerable interest and controversies. This article provides a critical overview of our understanding of the relationship between the two enigmatic syndromes. It examines various conceptualizations of NMS, published data supporting a close relationship between the two syndromes, hypotheses proposed and controversies generated regarding how the two are related, and the clinical and pathophysiological implications of the relationship.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)431-438
    JournalFuture Neurology
    Issue number5
    Publication statusPublished - 2015


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