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What are some examples of psychomotor agitation

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glen Elliott
43 years experience Child Psychiatry
Restlessness: Psychomotor agitation, which is common in depression, mania, and schizophrenia, refers to difficulties "staying still, " either mentally, with thought ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Reynolds
33 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Psychomotor agitation refers to purposeless and restless activity. The person may need to pace around the room, even if he or she wants to rest or sit ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
39 years experience Psychiatry
Opposites: Psychomotor refers to thoughts and actions; retard to inhibited, and agitated to excited.So the one means that one's thoughts and actions are inhibite ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glen Elliott
43 years experience Child Psychiatry
Several approaches: Just lowering the dose sometimes is enough to help; not infrequently, if needed, the dose can be raised again later without a return of the agitation. ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Jacobs
22 years experience Child Psychiatry
Restlessness: Examples include excessive and unnecessary movements such as fidgeting, pacing, tapping, jogging of the leg while sitting, rearranging or fiddling wit ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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See psychiatry : If you are on several medications you may be on a mood stabilizer, antipsychotic, and antidepressant that does not cause rapid cycling. During the co ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Sometimes: It can be a side effect an a reason to move on to another medication. You should call the doctor and discuss the problem. Most people do not experienc ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Herring
17 years experience Anesthesiology
RLS: You are on a number of drugs that play into this situation. The flecanide is a troublesome drug at times. I would also want to know about your electr ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
15 years experience Clinical Psychology
See below: Are these new sx or something you've experienced before? In any case, it's always a good idea to discuss these sx with your primary care doctor and to ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Out of anesthesia. : It's not unusual for someone to react this way coming out of anesthesia, but it should only last a couple of minutes. Sedating someone for days would ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Follow up: I suggest you follow up with the physician who gave you the injection. This is not something that can be addressed with telemedicine.
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