Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders

, Volume 28, Issue 4, pp 329–331 | Cite as

Brief Report: Catatonia in Autistic Disorders

  • Dirk Dhossche
Article

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

REFERENCES

  1. American Psychiatric Association. (1994). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (4th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.Google Scholar
  2. Battegay, R., Cotar, B., Fleischauer, J., & Rauchfleisch, U. (1977). Results and side effects of treatment with clozapine. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 18, 423–428.Google Scholar
  3. Bush, G., Fink, M., Petrides, G., Dowling, F., & Francis, A. (1996). Catatonia II. Treatment with lorazepam and electroconvulsive therapy. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 93, 137–143.Google Scholar
  4. Clarke, D. J., Littlejohns, C. S., Corbett, J. A., & Joseph, S. (1989). Pervasive developmental disorders and psychoses in adult life. British Journal of Psychiatry, 155, 692–699.Google Scholar
  5. Courchesne, E., Yeung-Courchesne, R., Press, G. A., Hesselink, J. R., & Jernigan, T. L. (1988). Hypoplasia of cerebellar vermal lobules VI and VII in autism. New England Journal of Medical Psychology, 15, 230–253.Google Scholar
  6. Joseph, A. B., Anderson, W. H., & O'Leary, D. H. (1985). Brainstem and vermis atrophy in catatonia. American Journal of Psychiatry, 142, 352–354.Google Scholar
  7. Petty, L. K., Ornitz, E. M., Michelman, J. D., & Zimmerman, E. G. (1984). Autistic children who become schizophrenic. Archives of General Psychiatry, 41, 129–135.Google Scholar
  8. Realmuto, G. M., & August, G. J. (1991). Catatonia in autistic disorder: A sign of comorbidity or variable expression. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 21, 517–528.Google Scholar
  9. Volkmar, F. R., & Cohen, D. J. (1991). Comorbid association of autism and schizophrenia. American Journal of Psychiatry, 148, 1705–1707.Google Scholar
  10. Wing, L., & Attwood, A. (1987). Syndromes of autism and atypical development. In D. Cohen, & A. Donnellan (Eds.), Handbook of autism and pervasive developmental disorders (pp. 3–19). New York: Wiley-Interscience.Google Scholar
  11. White, D. A. C., & Robins, A. H. (1991). Catatonia: Harbinger of the neuroleptic malignant syndrome. British Journal of Psychiatry, 158, 419–421.Google Scholar
  12. Wilcox, J. A. (1991). Cerebellar atrophy and catatonia. Biological Psychiatry, 29, 733–734.Google Scholar
  13. Woodbury, M. M., & Woodbury, M. A. (1992). Neuroleptic-induced catatonia as a stage in the progression toward neuroleptic malignant syndrome. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 31, 1161–1164.Google Scholar
  14. Zuddas, A., Ledda, M. G., Fratta, A., Muglia, P., & Cianchetti, C. (1996). Clinical effects of clozapine on autistic disorder (letter). American Journal of Psychiatry, 153, 738.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Dirk Dhossche
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PsychiatryUniversity of South AlabamaMobile

Personalised recommendations