February 24, 2022 at 10:46 am

Akathisia Stories: A Typical College Student’s Mild Anxiety Led to Years of Akathisia

On our latest episode of Akathisia Stories, Marcello and his mother, Lisa, shed light on the challenges of obtaining an accurate akathisia diagnosis and treatment. Marcello was in college when he was prescribed a common drug marketed as an antidepressant. He wasn’t depressed but was given the drug for mild, “garden variety” anxiety. That prescription started his decline. Listen and learn at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GQvtN1kz-TQ