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acting or happening without apparent forethought, prompting, or planning

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not subject to the control of the will

controlled by the autonomic nervous system

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1) To study psychosocial adjustments in patients with involuntary movement disorders.
ABSTRACT 414 Addressing Involuntary Movements in Tardive Dyskinesia (AIM-TD): Efficacy, Safety and Tolerability of Fixed-Dose Deutetrabenazine for the Treatment of Tardive Dyskinesia (Poster Session June 6; 1:45pm-3:15pm) K.
In withdrawal-emergent dyskinesia (WE-D), which is considered a TD subtype, dyskinetic symptoms often appear shortly after rapidly reducing the antipsychotic drug dose or suddenly discontinuing the drug in a portion of patients who did not display abnormal involuntary movements during antipsychotic treatment.
It left him wheelchair-bound, prone to involuntary movements, unable to feed or dress himself, and unable to speak.
An Adult Involuntary Movements Scale (AIMS; Munetz & Benjamin 1988) was performed and found to have a score of 19, indicating a clinically significant level of involuntary movements.
Human trafficking involves the involuntary movement of people across and within borders and typically involves coercion, deception, and violence.
Mr Cotter, recording that Mr Hebbron died as a result of an accident, said it was likely that the pensioner had got near the edge and then had an involuntary movement or had misjudged the distance.
He has a twitch to his eyes that suggests something is wrong, something deeper and more significant than the involuntary movement of his eye muscles.
Several formal scales are used to monitor and measure TD; the most frequently used and studied is the Abnormal Involuntary Movement Scale (AIMS), (13) which is reproduced at the end of this article.
The concept of human security arose to deal with transnational issues, such as infectious diseases and environmental problems, as well as involuntary movement of people, including refugees and internally displaced persons, due to regional conflicts and economic factors, the founders said.
A key driver of that growth is the drug Botox--short for botulinium toxin--that treats dozens of involuntary movement and muscular disorders.
Both drugs cause side effects, particularly dyskinesia, which is involuntary movement including twitching, nodding, and jerking.
It applies to passion as well as to physical illness, to the distress of the body and to the involuntary movement of the soul; and in both cases alike, it refers to a state of passivity, which for the body takes the form of a disorder which upsets the balance of its humors or its qualities and which for the soul takes the form of a movement capable of carrying it away in spite of itself.
The involuntary movement or trembling of the eye may not be readily discernible to an observer, but it always exists.
While the shock is not usually dangerous by itself, it can cause involuntary movement or possibly a fall.
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