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Catatonic Rigidity

In catatonic patients, stiff posture which cannot easily be modified.

Example: A patient is found standing facing a wall 3 inches away from him; he will not alter his position even when pressured to do so.

Catatonic Rigidity
APA Reference
Grinnell, R. (2018). Catatonic Rigidity. Psych Central. Retrieved on July 8, 2020, from