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.
Wiki Number: 04-Akasthisia
US Patients: drug-Induced, constant involuntary motion.
World Patients: Induced by drugs used for schzophrenia, bipolar and other brain health difficulties.
Therapies: Often can be reduced by change or reduction in medication.
Youtube Video: What is Akathisia?
Amazon or Library Book: Akathisia-Restless Legs
(Published 1995; Expensive)
This book is no longer available on Amazon, but may be available elsewhere
at prices between $65 and $100.
Resources for Physicians, Counselors and Researchers
4 CURRENT ARTICLES
The world-wide medical research
reports chosen for each diagnosis
Clicking each title opens the
PubMed article’s summary-abstract.