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Catatonia in major Depressive Disorder: A case report

Chiedozie Ojimba

Mental shock is a complex neuropsychiatric disorder that is frequently connected with mental, neurological and additionally ailments. So as to make a finding of mental shock, the clinical picture must be overwhelmed by at least three of the accompanying indications; cataplexy, waxy adaptability, trance, disturbance, mutism, negativism, posing, quirks, stereotypies, scowling, echolalia, and echopraxia. We present an instance of a 58-year-old female with no earlier mental history who introduced to the mental crisis live with a threeweek history of feeling discouraged, an hedonic, miserable, defenceless, and useless, related with helpless rest, helpless fixation, low vitality, noteworthy weight reduction because of absence of hunger, and self-destructive ideations after she saw her ex clasping hands with another lady. Understanding showed side effects, for example, mutism, hyperextension of spine, securing of jaw, psychomotor hindrance which proposed likely conclusion of mental shock at the foundation of significant burdensome issue nonresponding to treatment. This case report exhibits the requirement for a high record of doubt and early screening for mental shock in mental patients given the high bleakness and mortality that is related with this condition whenever deferred or undiscovered.