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involuntary

Physiol (esp of a movement or muscle) performed or acting without conscious control
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We could not find any study which looked at adjustment in patients with involuntary movement disorders, particularly with a mental illness and psychotropic medication usage background.
ABSTRACT 412 The Effect of Deutetrabenazine by Body Region Score of the Abnormal Involuntary Movement Scale in Tardive Dyskinesia: ARM-TD and AIM-TD Studies (Poster Session June 6; 1:45pm-3:15pm) H.
The fact that the patient used olanzapine (10 mg/ day) for approximately 2 years, described no abnormal, involuntary movement during this time period, and that dyskinetic movements in the mouth region started in the weeks following the discontinuation of medication supports WE-D.
In her evidence, Ms S said she may have placed her hand firmly on Ms A's leg while feeding her, to stop involuntary movement.
CJD causes failing memory, blindness, involuntary movement and coma, and kills 90 percent of patients within one year, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
They include "a state whose central government is so weak or ineffective that it has little practical control over much of its territory; non provision of public services; widespread corruption and criminality; refugees and involuntary movement of populations; sharp economic decline.
Alice is virtuosic, but she also has some involuntary movement, so her work explores, how can choreography become influenced by involuntary movement?
He was bed-bound, given to involuntary movement, and at one stage had been at a Leonard Cheshire home.
Every thought, every voluntary or involuntary movement, in fact, his entire physical being is based upon his relation to the earth, and his biological actions and reflexes have been developed to accommodate him to the earth's environment.
How to examine patients using the Abnormal Involuntary Movement Scale.
2 : a sudden involuntary movement : start <He gave a jump when she came in.

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