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What is psychomotor agitation?

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However, being aware of the symptoms of psychomotor agitation also means people can seek help from a doctor if they, or someone they know, is affected.

People showing signs of psychomotor agitation may be experiencing mental tension and anxiety, which comes out physically as: fast or repetitive movements movements that have no purpose movements that are not intentional These activities are the subconscious mind's way of trying to relieve tension.

Often people experiencing psychomotor agitation feel as if their movements are not deliberate.

Associated conditions Psychomotor agitation is a relatively common symptom of people diagnosed with bipolar disorder.

People diagnosed with bipolar disorder can experience three different types of episodes called manic, mixed, and depressive.

Psychomotor agitation is a symptom of all three types of episode.

Movements caused by psychomotor agitation in a manic episode may appear chaotic.

As well as feeling very low, they may feel agitated and irritable.

As well as drug treatment, seeing a therapist can help people to manage mental health conditions associated with psychomotor agitation.

Also, introducing the following lifestyle changes to their routine may help a person to reduce their anxiety levels: When someone has a diagnosed mental health condition, these lifestyles changes are best used alongside the treatments prescribed by a doctor.

Author: @DailyCupofYoga


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