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What is the best treatment for central vision deteriorations?

What is the best treatment for central vision deteriorations?

Depends on the cause: There are numerous disease processes that can cause this. You have to see an eye doctor to discover the cause before a treatment can be outlined. ...Read more

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Psychomotor Deterioration (Definition)

Psychomotor deterioration is a symptom in which a person has slowing or loss of physical activities such as movements, speech, chewing, swallowing, with the cause being a psychological problem, a neurological problem in the brain, a ...Read more


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What is the best treatment for deterioration of school work?

What is the best treatment for deterioration of school work?

Find the Cause: Fnd the cause. Is it lack of motivation? Boredom? Newly discovered learning disabilities? Attention deficit disorder? There many posssible causes which , if discovered , make the remedy much easier to find. ...Read more

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Do I have psychomotor retardation if I can't type fast when sleepy?

Do I have psychomotor retardation if I can't type fast when sleepy?

No: Psychomotor retardation is a very specific state that is associated with, for example, serious depression. One's thought processes and physical actions become abnormally slowed down ("retardation", an old-fashioned term). It might take 30 seconds to nanswer a question such as "what is your name?". ...Read more

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What are some examples of psychomotor agitation?

What are some examples of psychomotor agitation?

Restlessness: Psychomotor agitation, which is common in depression, mania, and schizophrenia, refers to difficulties "staying still, " either mentally, with thoughts bouncing around all over the place, or physically, with restlessness and a sense of constantly needing to be on the move. Unfortunately, some medications used to treat these disorders also can cause similar symptoms, so monitoring is essential. ...Read more

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Can dysthymia ever be so severe as to involve noticeable psychomotor retardation?

Can dysthymia ever be so severe as to involve noticeable psychomotor retardation?

By definition...: ...Psychomotor retardation is the slowing down of thoughts and physical actions. If dysthymia were to become so severe as to be associated with significant psychomotor retardation, i would think rather of a major depression. But it's true that one might have pmr and not exceed the dysthymia criteria--going by the book alone. ...Read more

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Pls can you advice what psychomotor retardation is ?. Thanks

A slowing of motor: Activity seen in patients with severe depression, dementia, or psychosis with catatonic state. Eye, blinking, for example, can be slowed. Emotional reactions, also. It is not a diagnostic term to describe a person with intellectual disability & cerebral palsy. ...Read more

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Onset BP raciing thiugh, delayed psychomotor function , fuzzy thought and unable to get words out. Feels like Im disconnected from reality. Poor memor?

Onset BP raciing thiugh, delayed psychomotor function , fuzzy thought and unable to get words out. Feels like Im disconnected from reality. Poor memor?

Get a physical: This sounds like a drug experience, of the non-rx kind. I'd get a physical just to make sure (blood work,etc.). Any hx of bipolar illness? Derealization or depersonalization? Psychosis hx? Too many questons for this limited space. ...Read more

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Is psychomotor agitation different from psychomotor retardation?

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 down. Psychomotor retardation refers to a generalized slowing of psychological and physical activity. ...Read more

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What are the remedies for psychomotor agitation resulting from ssri use?

What are the remedies for psychomotor agitation resulting from ssri use?

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. Adding a second mediction to reduce the agitation such as Ativan or Cogentin (benztropine) also can work. Or, switching to a different antidepressant may do the trick. The important thing: don't just accept the side effect but don't quit either. ...Read more

Psychomotor (Definition)

Correlation between cognitive functions & physical movement, can ...Read more