Steroid-induced catatonia

Fink, Max; Fink, M
September 1991
British Journal of Psychiatry;Sep91, Vol. 159, p445
Academic Journal
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "A steroid stupor in a surgical ward" published in the January 1991 issue.


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