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Biological Therapies in Psychiatry

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A young man with a psychotic disorder is started on a neuroleptic medication. Two days after the beginning of the treatment, he cannot stop pacing and is unable to sit still. He reports that he feels jittery and complains that his legs are moving on their own. Which of the following statements is true with regard to these symptoms? (LQ)



A They are a rare neuroleptic side effect

B They are an indication that the medication is not working and needs to be increased

C They most often occur shortly after the initiation of neuroleptics

D They are well tolerated by most patients

Ans. C They most often occur shortly after the initiation of neuroleptics

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