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It is true that it is frequent in catatonia but is not exclusively there.

Taxonomic zeal began to blind vision when Kahlbaum formulated his "Catatonia" and included stupor in the symptom complex.

Fortunately Kahlbaum prevented serious error by leaving the prognosis of his catatonia open.

Then you can check your notes and decide if it's schizophrenia, or catatonia, or psychasthenia, or what not.

WORD ORIGIN

1888, from medical Latin catatonia; replacing katatonia (1880s), which was formed directly from Greek kata- "down" (see cata-) + tonos "tone" (see tenet).

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