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Bradykinesia

Marked slowing of movement; a key symptom of Parkinson’s disease.

Example: A 72 year old woman complains of weakness and feeling as though she is “moving underwater”. She walks slowly and is unable to catch a thrown object.

Bradykinesia
APA Reference
Grinnell, R. (2018). Bradykinesia. Psych Central. Retrieved on December 15, 2018, from https://psychcentral.com/encyclopedia/bradykinesia/