A comprehensive account of the scientific and clinical aspects 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.Table of Contents Foreword John M. KaneAcknowledgementsAbbreviationsPart I. Introduction: 1. Akathisia: development of the concept2. The anatomy of restlessness3. Neuroleptic-induced dysphoriaPart II. Drug-Induced Akathisia: 4. The definition of drug-induced akathisia5. Epidemiology6. Clinical characteristics and diagnosis of acute akathisia7. Clinical characteristics of tardive and chronic akathisia8. Akathisia due to a general medical condition9. Assessment and measurement of akathisia10. Aetiology and pathogenesis of akathisia11. Treatment of drug-induced akathisiaPart III. Restless Legs Syndrome: 12. Restless legs syndrome: clinical features and pathophysiology13. Treatment of Restless legs syndromePart IV. Conclusions: 14. Summary and recommendations for future researchAppendicesReferencesIndex.
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Titolo: Akathisia and Restless Legs
Editore: Cambridge University Press
Edizione: I 2006
Finitura: Copertina flessibile