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What is an agitated state?

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Dr. Asa Marokus answered

Specializes in Child Psychiatry

Classically, agitated patients present to the ED yelling and assuming a threatening posture with increased motor activity.

Answered May 27, 2016

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Dr. Byron Law-Yone answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

Restless, internally "wired". Maybe a response to stress, often seen during periods of drug withdrawal. Often present in mood disorders.

Answered Nov 24, 2016

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