March 28, 2023 at 9:09 am

How Does Akathisia Effect Marriage?

This excellent article is written by the spouse of an akathisia sufferer and can help others better understand akathisia symptoms and their impact on relationships.

“The suicidality that accompanies akathisia is the natural human impulse to escape being tortured. The body is overwhelmed by a frenzied need to fight or flee. The danger, while non-existent, becomes embodied in the physical and emotional torture akathisia creates, which then becomes overwhelming, culminating in a freefall of terror that can easily self-perpetuate.” — E. Kent Winward

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