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1
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Motor restlessness; muscular quivering

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Akathisia

2
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Loss (or difficulty) of voluntary movement

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Akinesia

3
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False beliefs; remain even when evidence to the contrary exists

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Delusions

4
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Feelings of hopelessness, sadness, and a general disinterest in life; in most cases, there is no known cause; may be a result of neurotransmitter abnormality

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Depression

5
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Sending electricity through patient’s brain; treatment of depressed patient, neuromuscular blockers prevent convulsions

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Electroconvulsive Therapy

6
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Tongue inflammation

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Glossitis

7
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Lower jaws

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Mandible

8
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Mental disorder characterized by extreme mood swings, including mania and depression, or a continuing shift between the two extremes

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Manic-depressive disorder

9
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Action that must be repeated to make person comfortable (e.g., hand washing)

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Obsessive-compulsive disorder

10
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Mental disorder involving delusions (e.g., “the FBI is following me”)

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Paranoia

11
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Symptoms include restlessness, tremors, rigidity, and lack of facial expression

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Parkinsonism

12
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Persisting fear of and desire to avoid something

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Phobias

13
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Penile erection; painful and persistent

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Priapism

14
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Category of psychosis

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Schizophrenia

15
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Voluntary muscle performance; irreversible; side effect of antipsychotics

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Tardive Dyskinesia