Hyperkinetic disorder is an outdated term for a psychiatric neurodevelopmental condition emerging in early childhood. Its features included an enduring pattern of severe, developmentally inappropriate symptoms of inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity across different settings (e.g., home and school) that significantly impair academic, social and work performance.Specialty: Psychiatry. Peter Hoare, Andrew Stanfield, in Companion to Psychiatric Studies (Eighth Edition), 2010. Clinical features. Considerable controversy surrounds the diagnostic terms hyperkinetic disorder (HKD), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and attention deficit disorder (ADD). HKD is the category used by ICD-10, which is the diagnostic system mainly used in the UK.
Hyperkinesia refers to an increase in muscular activity that can result in excessive abnormal movements, excessive normal movements, or a combination of both. Hyperkinesia is a state of excessive restlessness which is featured in a large variety of disorders that affect the ability to control motor movement, such as Huntington's disease.It is the opposite of hypokinesia, which refers to Specialty: Neurology. Hyperkinetic movement disorders (HMDs) are characterized by excessive abnormal involuntary movements. Hyperkinesias that frequently present in practice include athetosis, ballism, chorea, dystonia, myoclonus, restless leg syndrome, (RLS) steropathy, tics and tremor.
Aug 15, 2010 · Thus hyperkinetic movements constitute a distinct category of motor disorder in children. Hyperkinetic movements, negative signs, and hypertonia may be present in the same child. Hyperkinetic movements are among the motor abnormalities associated with the concept of “extrapyramidal” movement disorders in adults.Cited by: 257. This guideline is concerned with the management of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as defined in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th Edition (Text Revision) (DSM-IV-TR) as well as hyperkinetic disorder, as defined in the International Classification of Diseases, 10th revision (ICD-10) in primary, community and secondary care.Bookshelf ID: NBK53663.