Akathisia and Restless Legs-Perminder Sachdev

  • Title: Akathisia and Restless Legs
  • Author: Perminder Sachdev
  • Released: 2009-09-12
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  • Pages: 0
  • ISBN: 051153020X
  • ISBN13: 978-0511530203
  • ASIN: 051153020X


Review "...covered are a feast of topics: chronic akathisia, drug-induced akathisia, tardive akathisia, periodic leg movements of sleep, and painful legs and moving toes syndrome...should be on every neuroleptic user's shelf." George Murray, Psychosomatics

"Researchers will appreciate the pains Dr. Sachdev has taken to summarize what is known about akathisia and restless legs and the numerous suggestions contained in this work." Psychiatric Services

Book Description This book is a comprehensive account of akathisia and related syndromes, including restless legs syndrome, other forms of motor restlessness, and neuroleptic-induced dysphoria.The main focus is on drug-induced akathisia and its various subtypes. Strategies for the measurement of akathisia are discussed, as are treatment approaches, and a fascinating Appendix contains a translation of Hashovec's account of the first cases in the literature.The first extended review of scientific and clinical aspects of akathisia and restlessness, it will be much valued by psychiatrists, neurologists, and other physicians. pdf
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