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It’s time to change your view on uncontrolled movements

The impact of tardive dyskinesia (TD) can be far-reaching

Whether symptoms are mild or severe, the impact of TD can be far-reaching, causing physical changes that may lead to functional, emotional, and therapeutic changes.1-3

While every case of TD is different, here are a few examples of how TD may impact you1,2,4,5:

Your views matter: tips for talking about TD

Help friends and family see your view on TD.

  • If you are experiencing TD, be honest with friends and family about how you feel and explain how they can support you. Share what you know about TD and try to answer their questions
  • If someone you love has uncontrolled movements, be open about what you see. Sometimes, it’s difficult for those with TD to recognize their symptoms or the impact those symptoms have on their everyday activities1

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References: 1. Warikoo N, Schwartz T, Citrome L. Tardive dyskinesia. In: Schwartz TL, Megna J, Topel ME, eds. Antipsychotic drugs. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers. 2013:235-258. 2. Tardive dyskinesia. NAMI website. http://www.nami.org/Learn-More/Mental-Health-Conditions/Related-Conditions/Tardive-Dyskinesia. Accessed July 13, 2017. 3. Tardive dyskinesia. Mental Health America. http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/tardive-dyskinesia. Accessed July 13, 2017. 4. Understanding TD. Mind website. https://www.mind.org.uk/media/2837360/understanding-tardive-dyskinesia-2015.pdf. Accessed July 13, 2017. 5. Sharing the impact of tardive dyskinesia. NAMI website. http://notalone.nami.org/post/97568253959/sharing-the-impact-of-tardive-dyskinesia. Accessed July 13, 2017.
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