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A 37-year-old member asked:
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Verbal agitation: Psychomotor restlessness manifested verbally, such as in bipolar illness where there is loud pressured speech.
A 48-year-old member asked:
23 years experience in Geriatric Psychiatry
Depends: This depends on what is causing the agitation.
A 54-year-old male asked:
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Agitation: Can manifest in physical restlessness (can't sit still), inability to concentrate, not staying on topic. And the like. Clinical psychologist or your ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
25 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Agitation: Agitation can be demonstrated emotionally or physically. Agitation is an expression of emotion that is a little less than anger but a little more tha ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
35 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: This is likely paranoia. Paranoia is an irrational or delusional perception "fear" of the feelings and intentions of others. Someone who is paranoid m ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
42 years experience in Child Psychiatry
Restlessness: Psychomotor agitation, which is common in depression, mania, and schizophrenia, refers to difficulties "staying still, " either mentally, with thought ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
48 years experience in Psychiatry
Mood swing: It can be caused by personality d/o, bad/o.
A 49-year-old member asked:
41 years experience in Psychiatry
IV Valium: Valium is a benzodiazepine medicine which can calm anxiety and agitation. "iv" denotes giving it intravenously -- i assume this patient is in the hos ... Read More
A 72-year-old female asked:
30 years experience in Psychiatry
Not easy: Agitation in alzheimer's is a common problem and is hard to treat. Many times its due to something bothering a patient and they are unable to express ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
43 years experience in Psychiatry
Defining: Agitation refers to an emotional state of excitement or restlessness. Akathesia is a state of physical/motor restlessness, an urge to move about const ... Read More
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