Progressive supranuclear palsy misdiagnosed as schizophrenia

Paula T. Trzepacz, Anita C. Murcko, M. Patrice Gillespie

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A 72-year-old woman, who had previously been diagnosed as schizophrenic, experienced a year of deterioration in her ability to care for herself. She was variously diagnosed as having parkinsonism, catatonic schizophrenia, atypical psychosis, depression, and dementia before she was appropriately diagnosed as having progressive supranuclear palsy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)377-378
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Nervous and Mental Disease
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 1985
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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