Catatonia links


If you're doing internet research about catatonia, particularly milder forms, you may also want to try some of these terms:

  • initiation deficit
  • parkinsonism
  • abulia
  • avolition
  • adynamia
  • asthenia


    Childhood catatonia, autism and psychosis past and present: is there an ‘iron triangle’? - E. Shorter and L. E. Wachtel
    An academic article on the possible relationship between autism, catatonia and childhood psychosis, looking at the history of these diagnoses.

    Catatonia and catatonia-type breakdown in autism - Dr. Amitta Shah
    An accessible article about autistic catatonia.

    Autism and catatonia - our story
    A personal story