Akathisia

Resources for Patients and Caregivers

Akathisia is a ‘subjective feeling of motor restlessness manifested by a compelling need to be in constant movement’. 1. Making a diagnosis of akathisia is often a challenge because of a lack of specific, well-defined criteria.

 

Cluster Number:
Wiki Number: 04-Akasthisia
Diagnosis: Akasthisia
US Patients: drug-Induced, constant involuntary motion.
World Patients: Induced by drugs used for schzophrenia, bipolar and other brain health difficulties.
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Therapies: Often can be reduced by change or reduction in medication.

Youtube Video: What is Akathisia?

Resources for Physicians, Counselors and Researchers

4 CURRENT ARTICLES
FROM PUBMED

The world-wide medical research
reports chosen for each diagnosis 

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PubMed article’s summary-abstract.