Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

agitation

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Verbal agitation: Psychomotor restlessness manifested verbally, such as in bipolar illness where there is loud pressured speech.
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maureen Nash
23 years experience in Geriatric Psychiatry
Depends: This depends on what is causing the agitation.
2
2 thanks
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
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
1
1 thank
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathryn Seifert
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:
Dr. John Moranville
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
1
1 thank
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glen Elliott
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
1
1 thank
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience in Psychiatry
Mood swing: It can be caused by personality d/o, bad/o.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
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:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
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
1
1 thank
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patricia Foster
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

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month