Author | Antonio Lopez-canino, MD


Delirium With Catatonic Features: A New Subtype?

July 10, 2009

Delirium has been recognized and described since antiquity. It is a brain disturbance manifested by a syndrome of diverse neuro­­psychiatric symptoms. Various terms have been used for delirium, such as acute brain disorder, metabolic enceph­alopathy, organic brain syndrome, and ICU psychosis.