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What's it mean if someone with chronic anxiety and depression all of a sudden started twitching. head neck legs etc. moderate but can't stop. feel fin?

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Dr. Joan Kinlan
Psychiatry 52 years experience
Developing a tic.: It is unusual and requires a full physical and possibly a neurological evaluation to determine the cause of the twitching.
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Neuro problem: Could be a side effect of medication. Possible CNS overactivity. Last but not least conversion reaction.

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Last updated Oct 3, 2016

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