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Catatonia as a Presenting Feature of Alcohol Withdrawal: A Case Report

Prim Care Companion J Clin Psychiatry 2007;9(6):465 [letter]
10.4088/PCC.v09n0611a

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Sir: Catatonia is a clinical syndrome characterized by alterations in motor behavior and changes in thought, mood, and vigilance1 and occurs in a variety of medical and neuropsychiatric conditions.2 Catatonia has been documented as occurring in alcohol withdrawal in rodents,3 but not in humans. We report the case of a patient in whom alcohol withdrawal presented as catatonia.‚Äč