Tardive dyskinesia (TD) challenge

Take the TD Challenge and put your knowledge to the test

How much do you know about TD? Put your knowledge of TD to the test—from patient impact to differential diagnosis of TD. Select the challenges below to get started and showcase your clinical expertise in TD assessment and management.

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CHALLENGE 2:
Assessment and diagnosis

QUESTION 1 OF 5

TRUE OR FALSE

Not an actual patient

The movements in this video show
tardive dyskinesia (TD).

The correct response is FALSE.

ASSESSMENT TIP

Ask patients to remove any gum or candy before assessing for TD movements.5

References

1. Task Force on Tardive Dyskinesia. Tardive Dyskinesia: A Task Force Report of the American Psychiatric Association. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Association; 1992. 2. American Psychiatric Association. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. 5th ed. Arlington, VA: American Psychiatric Association; 2013. 3. Gupta R, Bhatia MS. Drug induced parkinsonism presenting as isolated jaw tremors. Online J Health Allied Scs. 2005;4(3):1-3. 4. Guy W. ECDEU Assessment Manual for Psychopharmacology. Revised 1976. Rockville, MD: National Institute of Mental Health; 1976. 5. Munetz MR, Benjamin S. How to examine patients using the Abnormal Involuntary Movement Scale. Hosp Community Psychiatry. 1988;39(11):1172-1177.

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