akathisia

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akathisia

[‚a·kə′thiz·ē·ə]
(medicine)
Motor restlessness ranging from a feeling of inner disquiet, often localized in the muscles, to an inability to sit still or lie quietly.
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Another characteristic of bipolar disorder in adolescents is akathesia, a restless inner tension.
6) Harper had already been exhibiting dystonia (acute muscle spasms) and akathesia (physical-emotional agitation) by 1982.
In only one analysis of a placebo-controlled study, only one specific form of EPS, akathesia, was reported significantly more often with Zyprexa (at 10 +/- 2.