Definition of Akathisia

1. Noun. (medicine) a sensation of restlessness characterized by an inability to sit still or remain motionless, often as a side effect of psychiatric medications ¹



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Medical Definition of Akathisia

1. 1. A condition of motor restlessness in which there is a feeling of muscular quivering, an urge to move about constantly and an inability to sit still, a common extrapyramidal side effect of neuroleptic drugs. 2. An inability to sit down because of intense anxiety at the thought of doing so. Origin: Gr. Kathisis = a sitting down (18 Nov 1997)

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