excited catatonia

ex·cit·ed cat·a·to·ni·a

catatonia in which the patient is excited, impulsive, hyperactive, and combative.
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Features of excited catatonia were less common, with only 4 (9.52%) patients showing excessive motor activity.
Excited catatonia (hyperkinetic variant, Bell' s mania, oneirophrenia, oneroid state/ syndrome, catatonia raptus) is characterized by agitation, combativeness, verbigeration, stereotypies, grimacing, and echo phenomena (echopraxia and echolalia).
Lee [28, 43] proposed that low serum iron in excited catatonia may be associated with an unfavorable benzodiazepine response.