Catatonic Schizophrenia

Catatonic Schizophrenia

This particular type of schizophrenia has symptoms that center around motor skills and movement. In general, there are two major types of catatonic schizophrenia. In the first, long stretches of immobility are seen. On the other extreme, the other type of catatonic schizophrenia causes some people to have a constant need to be in motion, even if it is often aimless or unproductive. Both types of catatonic schizophrenia are serious mental illnesses that come with a list of risks. We believe in the power of psychotherapy to help treat catatonic schizophrenia. Before going into our online therapy, here is some more information on the symptoms and dangers of catatonic schizophrenia.

Symptoms of Catatonic Schizophrenia 

These are some of the common symptoms exhibited by those who suffer from catatonic schizophrenia.

  • Poor motor skills and problems controlling the body or moving are common signs of problems with catatonic schizophrenia.
  • Immobility for long periods of time is one way this disorder manifests itself.
  • Excessive, constant movement that is often aimless is another symptom of catatonic schizophrenia.

Dangers of Catatonic Schizophrenia 

The main danger of this type of schizophrenia is the inability of the person afflicted to take care of themselves and be a productive member of society. Sometimes, the symptoms of catatonic schizophrenia can be so severe that a person's ability to function in society is severely impaired. There are other health risks associated with all types of catatonic schizophrenia as well. The good news is that there are treatment options for catatonic schizophrenia.

Treatment for Catatonic Schizophrenia 

Psychotherapy and counseling led by trained therapists who know about the peculiarities of catatonic schizophrenia are available on to help deal with all the problems that are associated with this and other types of schizophrenia. Online therapy for catatonic schizophrenia is new, but it is an exciting way to combine the benefits of one-on-one counseling and therapy with the mass communication features of the Internet. In order to avoid the more serious dangers of catatonic schizophrenia, it is important to get treatment that will help with all the areas of the problems that come with schizophrenia.

Definition of Catatonic Schizophrenia

Catatonic schizophrenia is a mental illness that affects the chemistry of the brain, causing problems typically related to motor skills. Two major types of catatonic schizophrenia exist - one in which the person affected is immobile for long periods of time and the other where they move aimlessly for long periods of time. Other symptoms are included with either of these extremes, but treatment for catatonic schizophrenia is available.

Symptoms of / Reasons for Catatonic Schizophrenia

  • Poor motor skills
  • Immobility for long periods of time
  • Excessive, constant movement

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