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Synonyms for fidgetiness

a feeling of agitation expressed in continual motion

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Physical activity was assessed using parental reports of the child's enjoyment of "active games, their level of activity relative to other children and a standard measure of fidgetiness.
In 1902 Dr Frederick Still describes a group of children with an abnormal incapacity for sustained attention, restlessness and fidgetiness and proposes that the children had deficiencies in volitional inhibition.
The more impulsive and hyperactive forms result in increased fidgetiness and squirming, difficulty engaging in quiet activities, excessive talking, interrupting others and impatience.
the consumer organization concluded: "While medications may provide welcome relief to some RLS patients, the ads could leave anyone who ever suffered fidgetiness when trying to go to sleep to wonder whether he or she has RLS and should seek treatment.
The checklist: a persistently low mood, a diminished interest or pleasure in almost everything, an increase or decrease in appetite leading to a gain or loss in weight, too much or too little sleep, fatigue or low energy, fidgetiness or listlessness, feelings of worthlessness or guilt, difficulty concentrating or indecisiveness, and thoughts of death, suicide, or an attempt of suicide.
Some worry it's being overprescribed to people with simple fidgetiness, but supporters say if it doesn't help, people will just stop using it.
The present findings are consistent with a recent massage therapy study in which ADHD adolescents showed improvements in fidgetiness, hyperactivity, on-task behavior, and subjective feelings of happiness (Field et el.
When valproic acid was compared with phenobarbital, children functioned better on a wider range of measurements, but a dose-dependent effect on fidgetiness and auditory-visual integration has been reported.