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Excessive motor and cognitive activity, usually non-productive and in response to inner tension.
Visible slowing of thought, speech and movements.
Motoric abnormality in the following variations:
This patient's motor activity would be described as waxy flexibility.
Involuntary, spasmodic motor movement.
Subjective feeling of muscular tension, secondary to antipsychotic or other medication, which can cause restlessness, pacing, repeated sitting and standing; can be mistaken for psychotic agitation
Delayed effect of antipsychotics consisting of abnormal, involuntary, irregular choreoathetoid movements of the muscles of the head, limbs and trunk.
This patient exhibits athetoid perioral tardive dyskinesia.
Pathological imitation of the movements of one person by another.
Slow, sustained contractions of the trunk or limbs, often seen as reactions to medications
This patient exhibits oculogyric crisis, which is a sustained contraction of the extra-ocular muscles.