Catalepsy in Treatment

Catalepsy in Treatment

© Helen Lesser, 2010

Catalepsy – Definition (
“A condition characterized by lack of response to external stimuli and by muscular rigidity, so that the limbs remain in whatever position they are placed. It is known to occur in a variety of physical and psychological disorders, such as epilepsy and schizophrenia, and can be induced by hypnosis.”

This article does not set out to tell you if, when or how to use this reaction in treatment, nor to give any opinion as to its suitability within LCH; the aim is to give you a few things to think about so that you are better able to decide whether its use is relevant, suitable or advisable in whatever situation you are seeking answers for.

Firstly, catalepsy itself is not


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