Abnormal Involuntary Movement Scale test

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Abnormal Involuntary Movement Scale test

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AIMS test

A system used to assess abnormal involuntary movements, such as hand tremors or rhythmic movements of the tongue and jaw, that may result from the long-term administration of psychotropic drugs. The test is often given before patients are started on antipsychotic drugs and then readministered periodically to monitor side effects.
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