akathisia

Neuroleptics and Tardive Dyskinesia in Children

February 26, 2014

There’s an interesting February 11, 2014, article on Peter Breggin’s website:  $1.5 Million Award in Child Tardive Dyskinesia Malpractice.  Thanks to Mad in America for the link. Here’s the opening paragraph: “On February 11, 2014 a Chicago jury awarded $1.5 million to an autistic child who developed a severe case of tardive dyskinesia and tardive […]

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Akathisia

June 18, 2013

Melissa, a commenter on a recent post, asked if I would do a post on akathisia. Akathisia literally means inability to sit.  People with this problem typically pace for long periods, and if they do sit down, they continue to keep moving and shifting their position in the chair. In severity it can range from […]

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