Catatonic Excitement

Catatonic excitement describes uncontrollable random movements that appear agitated and excited. The movements and activity are without purpose and are unintentional. This is a type of catatonia and can be a symptom of catatonic schizophrenia or depression with catatonic features. An example would be a catatonic schizophrenic who is pacing the room and bumping into objects randomly and not reacting to the situation or other people in their environment.

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