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ERIC Number: EJ571897
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0162-3257
Brief Report: Catatonia in Autistic Disorders.
Dhossche, Dirk
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, v28 n4 p329-31 Aug 1998
A case study of an adolescent with catatonia superimposed on autism is presented. The symptoms of the patient are highlighted and include abnormal social interactions, deficits in symbolic play and in communicative language, and occurrence of hallucinations and delusions. Treatment of the patient with clozapine and lorasepam is described. (CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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