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Year : 2003  |  Volume : 45  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 257

Major Depressive Disorder - A Co-morbid Condition in A Case of Spino-Cerebellarataxia with Writers Cramp

1 Consultant Psychiatrist Mental Health Institute SCB, Medical Conditions, Orissa, India
2 Prof. & HOD of Psychiatry, M.K.C.G. Medical College, Berhampur, Orissa, India
3 Clinical Psychologist, Menal Health Institute. SCB Medical College, Cuttack. Orissa, India
4 Trainee, Mental Health Institute, SCB Medical College, Cuttack, Orissa, India

Correspondence Address:
Prasanta Kumar Mohapatra
Consultant Psychiatrist Mental Health Institute SCB, Medical Conditions, Orissa
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The psychiatric manifestrations are 77% in patients with degenerative cerebellar diseases. The most common diagnoses are depressive disorders, personality changes and cognitive impairment. Here we report a case of major depressive disorder in a patient with spinocerebellar ataxia with writer's cramp.



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