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A mental state and physiology response characterized by

Unusual strength and endurance
tolerance of pain
agitation
Hostility
frenzied and bizarre behavior
hot and diaphoretic skin
Unusual speech

Agitated delirium

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is the state of painful uneasiness about impending problems

anxiety

3

a way a person acts or performs

behavior

4

a situation in which a person exhibits "abnormal" behavior

behavioral emergency

5

changes in moods from very high to very low

bipolar disorder

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is one of the most common psychiatric conditions

depression

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Dystonia is a neurological movement disorder, in which sustained muscle contractions cause twisting and repetitive movements or abnormal postures.

dystonia

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restraints that are padded so not to hurt the patient

humane restraints

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is a highly exaggerated or unwanted mistrust or suspicion of others

paranoia

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which are closely related to anxiety problems, are irrational fears that are often triggered by specific objects or events

phobia

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is a mental state were a patient is out of touch with reality

psychosis

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minimum amount of force require to keep the patient from injuring self or others

reasonable force

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is a chronic mental illness in which a patient does not return to premorbid level of functioning

Schizophrenia

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is any willful act to design to ends ones own life

suicide

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There has been little research on the movement disorder known as tardive dyskinesia (TD), which affects approximately 20 percent of patients who have been treated for certain psychoses with medications known as dopamine antagonists.

tardive dyskinesia (TD)