Year: 1986 Source: American Journal of Forensic Psychiatry, v.1, no.2, (1986), p.3-7 SIEC No: 19871470

The author presents 5 case histories to bring attention to the potential for severe violence, as a result of akathisia following the administration of a neuroleptic for acute psychiatric symptoms. In three cases, the subject had committed murder. One case involved a suicide attempt & the other, completed suicide.