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By Robert E. Hales, Narriman C. Shahrokh, Katharine A. Phillips, Stuart C. Yudofsky

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Biperiden An ANTICHOLINERGIC medication used as an ADJUVANT in the therapy of all forms of PARKINSONISM and to control medicationinduced EXTRAPYRAMIDAL SYMPTOMS (EPS). Marketed under the brand name AKINETON. ” bipolar disorders In DSM-IV-TR, a group of MOOD DISORDERS that includes bipolar disorder, single episode; bipolar disorder, recurrent; and CYCLOTHYMIC DISORDER. In DSM-IV-TR, BIPOLAR I DISORDER includes a MANIC EPISODE at some time during its course. In any particular patient, the bipolar disorder 38 bipolar self may take the form of a single manic episode (rare), or it may consist of recurrent episodes that are either manic or depressive in nature (but at least one must have been predominantly manic).

Butorphanol may be habit forming. Marketed under the brand name STADOL NS; generic formulations are also available. 44 butyrophenones butyrophenones A subgroup of CONVENTIONAL ANTIPSYCHOTIC drugs with a similar chemical structure (a piperidine ring with a three-carbon chain to which is attached a carbonyl-fluorobenzene ring). HALOPERIDOL (HALDOL) is the best-known member of this class and perhaps the most widely used CONVENTIONAL ANTIPSYCHOTIC medication. C Caenorhabditis elegans Free-living, transparent nematode, about 1 mm in length, which lives in temperate soil environments.

If the damage is in the right PARIETAL LOBE, a person with astereognosis cannot identify objects with his or her left hand, and vice versa. This condition is also known as tactile AGNOSIA, stereognosis, or stereoanesthesia. asterixis A TREMOR of the wrist when the wrist is extended (dorsiflexion), sometimes said to resemble a bird flapping its wings. Asterixis is seen most often in drowsy or stuporous patients with metabolic ENCEPHALOPATHIES, especially in decompensated cirrhosis or acute hepatic failure.

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