Tardive dyskinesia is a sometimes-permanent side effect of antipsychotic medications. These drugs are used to treat schizophrenia and other mental health disorders.
TD causes stiff, jerky movements of your face and body that you can't control. You might blink your eyes, stick out your tongue, or wave your arms without meaning to do so.
Not everyone who takes medicine to treat a mental health problem will get TD. If you do have unusual movements, your doctor can lower the dose or switch you...
Schizoaffective disorder can affect all of your life, including work or school, family, friends, and other relationships. Most people who have it go through times called relapses, when their symptoms surface.
Although there is no cure, there are treatments that can manage symptoms.
The symptoms of schizoaffective disorder may vary greatly from one person to the next and may be mild or severe. They may include: