AKINESIA

noun. disabled or handicapped capacity to elicit motion which one chooses to engage in during a time with paralysis is not present. Most victims of Parkinson's disease are afflicted with this. Commonly referred to as akinesis

AKINESIA: "Michael J. Fox, a sufferer himself, founded the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, by which further studies have analyzed the full effects of Parkinson's Disease and the symptoms it causes, such as akinesia."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "AKINESIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/akinesia/ (accessed June 24, 2019).
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