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Indian J Psychiatry. 2003 Oct-Dec; 45(4): 257.
PMCID: PMC2952377

Major Depressive Disorder - A co-morbid condition in a case of spino-cerebellar ataxia with writer's cramp


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.

Keywords: Major depressive disorder, spino-cerebellar ataxia, writer's cramp

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