Agitation : Excessive Motor Activity

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PART A Agitation: Excessive motor activity, usually consisting of purposeless behaviour such as pacing, fidgeting, or hand-wringing, accompanied by a feeling of anxiety or tension. Agitation is common with mental health patients and it is treated by physical restraint, seclusion and medication (Zun & Downey, 2007). Alcohol withdrawal syndrome: A group of symptoms which may range from mild to severe, usually occurring 6-24 hours after the last alcohol intake. The health issues involved in this syndrome are delirium tremens, seizures, Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome, depression, liver disease, and electrolytes disturbances. The mild symptoms may be managed at the outpatient setting and there severe symptom in the hospital under close supervision and benzodiazepine therapy (McKeon, Frye & Delanty, 2008) Anxiety: The inward fear of a pending danger which is associated with phobia, and could be exhibited physiologically (Increased; Blood Pressure, Respiratory rate) and/or psychologically (agitation, insomnia, confusion). As humans, we suffer mild anxiety once awhile when we encounter a stressor and that does not require any attention but it becomes a problem when it turns chronic. Circumstantiality: A non-linear pattern of speech that is often indirect and contains excessive and unrelated detail. The sufferer may begin with one story but intersects with another story which is not linked to the initial story. However, the substance of the first story is reached at the end. Regardless
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