1993 issue 4


Volume 2, issue 4


Hospitalizations for catatonic schizophrenia in Poland in 1983-1992

Krystyna Nurowska1, JOANNA DIDUCH1, Jacek Wciórka1
1. I Kliniki Psychiatrycznej IPiN w Warszawie
Postępy Psychiatrii i Neurologii, 1993, 2, 475-480
Keywords: catatonic schizophrenia, frequency of diagnosing, registered incidence


On the grounds of mental hospitals routine statistical records the frequency of diagnosing catatonic schizophrenia among first admissions hospitalized over the last decade was anlyzed. The diagnosis, showing a marked regional differentiation, was made in 2.8% of cases. Catatonic schizophrenia was recognized more frequently in female patients in the 20-29 age group.

Address for correspondence:
Dr Krystyna Nurowska,
I Klinika Psychiatryczna IPiN,
Al. Sobieskiego 1/9,02-957 Warszawa