(medicine) A sensation of restlessness characterized by an inability to sit still/down or remain motionless/seated, arising from a subjective need or desire to move, often coinciding with the sensation of twitching of muscles, often as a side effect of psychiatric medications.
Other Word Forms of Akathisia
Origin of Akathisia
from ancient Greek α (a), [without, not] + κάθισις (káthisis), [sitting]
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