Catatonic depression: What to know

Catatonic depression: What to know

Depression or major depressive disorder is a medical condition that causes a person to experience a very low mood. Sometimes, depression can be accompanied by catatonia, which is when a person does not respond to the world around them.

The word catatonia comes from two Greek terms, kata, which means down, and tonas, which means tension or tone.

In this article, learn about the symptoms of catatonic depression, as well as treatment options and how to cope.

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