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Psychomotor Agitation


Updated May 23, 2008

Psychomotor agitation is an increase in activity brought on by mental tension.

Symptoms may take the form of restlessness, pacing, tapping fingers or feet, abruptly starting and stopping tasks, meaninglessly moving objects around, and more. Psychomotor agitation is frequently, though not exclusively, associated with agitated depression.

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