Diazepam for catatonia

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Abstract

Intravenous diazepam rapidly relieved catatonic immobility in two schizophrenic patients, and oral diazepam maintained this therapeutic effect. Diazepam may be an immediately available and effective treatment for some patients with life-threatening catatonic disorders.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)284-285
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Journal of Psychiatry
Volume141
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1984
Externally publishedYes

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Diazepam for catatonia. / McEvoy, Joseph Patrick; Lohr, J. B.

In: American Journal of Psychiatry, Vol. 141, No. 2, 01.01.1984, p. 284-285.

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McEvoy, Joseph Patrick ; Lohr, J. B. / Diazepam for catatonia. In: American Journal of Psychiatry. 1984 ; Vol. 141, No. 2. pp. 284-285.
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