Cotard's syndrome in a 15-year-old girl

D. Cohen, C. Cottias, M. Basquin

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We here describe a case of Cotard's syndrome in a 15-year-old girl who exhibited a short period of malignant catatonia, and the positive effect of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) on her disorder. A psychopathological hypothesis is proposed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)164-165
Number of pages2
JournalActa Psychiatrica Scandinavica
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1997
Externally publishedYes


  • Adolescence
  • Catatonia
  • Cotard's syndrome
  • Electroconvulsive theapy


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