Akathisia and Restless Legs by Perminder Sachdev

By Perminder Sachdev

This e-book studies our wisdom of akathisia and comparable syndromes, together with stressed Legs Syndrome, different kinds of motor restlessness and neuroleptic-induced dysphoria and is a accomplished account of those very important, yet insufficiently researched, syndromes. the focus is on drug-induced akathisia and its numerous subtypes. the writer explores its dating to the restlessness attributable to different neurological issues, offers a synthesis of the pathophysiological mechanisms of akathisia and offers arguments for operational standards for the learn analysis of drug-induced akathisia. recommendations for the size of akathisia are mentioned, as are therapy techniques and a desirable appendix encompasses a translation of Hashovec's account of the 1st situations within the literature. because the first prolonged evaluation of clinical and scientific points of akathisia and restlessness, this booklet can be a lot valued via psychiatrists, neurologists and different physicians looking a greater realizing of those disabling syndromes.

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