Catatonia: neuroleptic malignant syndrome

Written by Joseph WY Lee

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. Click here to view the full article

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