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Organic Causes of Stupor and Catatonia

A plethora of medical conditions can cause catatonia and stupor. (Reviewed by: Serra-Mestres et. al, 2018)    Subarachnoid hemorrhages, Basal ganglia disorders Non‐convulsive status epilepticus  Locked‐in and akinetic mutism states  Endocrine and metabolic disorders, e.g. Wilson’s disease, hypoxia  Down syndrome, Infections, Dementia Drug toxicity and withdrawal states, even clozapine