Akathisia: clinical phenomenology and relationship to tardive dyskinesia.


Akathisia and tardive dyskinesia (TD) are disorders of movement that are often associated with administration of antipsychotic medication. We surveyed 196 outpatients in a schizophrenia clinic, all receiving antipsychotic medication, for the presence of these disorders. Clinical global ratings of akathisia were reliable. Akathisia was found in 36% of… (More)


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