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Table 2 Treatment and outcome characteristics of patients with catatonia syndrome

From: Symptom profile and short term outcome of catatonia: an exploratory clinical study

   Underlying diagnostic group  
   Schizophrenia Mood Disorders General Medical Condition  
Treatment   No Percent No Percent No. Percent Total (%)
  Benzodiazepines 1 25.0 12 80.0 1 100.0 14 (70)
  Antidepressants 0 0.0 9 60.0 0 0.0 9 (45)
  Antipsychotics 4 100.0 13 86.7 1 100.0 18 (90)
  Electroconvulsive therapy 2 50.0 3 20.0 1 100.0 6 (30)
Outcomes   mean SD mean SD mean SD Overall mean (SD)
  Length of hospital stay 40.8 15.9 33.5 30.3 39 -- 34.5 (26.3)
  Bush-Francis Severity scores 3.5 2.4 2.8 6.9 0 -- 2.7 (5.9)