AGITATION By Nugent, Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 noun. a place of escalated physical motion, like that which is seen in psychomotor agitation. AGITATION: "Agitation is common for those diagnosed with AD/HD or ADD." Related Psychology Terms PSYCHOMOTOR AGITATION ACTIVATIONAL EFFECT MELANCHOLIC FEATURES CAFFEINE INTOXICATION CAFFEINE INTOXICATION AMBITENDENCY ASTHENIA VERGENCE APPARENT MINOR DEPRESSIVE DISORDER Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "AGITATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/agitation/ (accessed January 19, 2019).