After introducing narcoleptics in the therapy of psychiatric pathology, the incidence of catatonic
schizophrenia dropped; this success was credited to the new pharmacological agents.
Although systemic lupus erythmatosus (SLE) is commonly known to cause neurological and psychiatric manifestations it has only rarely been reported to cause the catatonic
Extreme excitability in a catatonic
state presents a risk of injuring self and/or others, with ensuing autonomic disturbances, such as tachycardia and hypertension, and can result in collapse.
In many respects, the Catatonic
Type is the most bizarre of the three.
In the play's present, Judas is catatonic
, existing in, as one character calls it, "a void of sadness.
Don't tell it; write it down," Wolfe remembers advising Santiago-Hudson, whose stories about his boardinghouse family included impressions of everybody from a catatonic
Vietnam vet to Ricky, the handsome butch lesbian (Adina Porter) who taught him boxing moves as a kid.
As you survey the room, 1/3 of the students appear to be hung-over, another 1/3 are in a catatonic
state for an undetermined reason, and 1/3 seem fairly eager to learn.
In general, with the exception of a few bland made-for-television movies, popular culture has limited religion to the rather harmless, generic use of angels as gimmicks--"Touched by an Angel," Angels in the Outfield--or poorly made and under-funded Bible films such as last fall's The Gospel of John, described by one catatonic
reviewer as "the longest Sunday School class ever.
The performances veer between the catatonic
and the histrionic, and again Grandrieux evokes the abyss with stygian, indecipherable images, each one tinged with hints of genocide and holocaust, of Chechnya and Bosnia; like Noe, he relies on a grinding sound track to accompany scenes of menace and barbarity.
The defendant was a habitual, heavy methamphetamine user, had attempted suicide, was described by a psychiatrist as schizophrenic, had a long history of injuring himself and pouring liquids in the resulting wounds causing gangrene, and had been involuntarily committed for psychiatric evaluation because he appeared catatonic
Not all of Leatherbury's runners have been claimers - he has won Grade 1s with Taking Risks and Catatonic
But the real keynote speech came from Emmanuel Jordan, the catatonic
ex-con hero of Ed Solomon's Levity, the festival's opening night film.