BENIGN STUPOR

n. as lethargic state which is characterized by apathy. The patient stays indifferent to the surrroundings and is unresponsive to stimuli. Although the body remains immobile, the condition is only temporary. It is often a result of a severe major depressive disorder.

BENIGN STUPOR: "Most people who go into major depression also fall into a benign stupor."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BENIGN STUPOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/benign-stupor/ (accessed December 7, 2019).
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