Zombie effect | definition of zombie effect by Medical dictionary
A descriptive term for the personality changes caused by haloperidol’s extrapyramidal effects, which simulate parkinsonism—hypomimia, bradykinesia, and flat affect
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zombie effect A descriptor for personality changes caused by haloperidol's extrapyramidal effects, which simulate Parkinsonism–hypomimia, bradykinesia, flat affect. See Extapyramidal effect, Parkinson's disease.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Don't worry if it appears streaky, it will only add to the zombie effect
One senator told me that there is a "zombie effect
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Roy Ashton's zombie effects
are excellent; the main zombie is a menacing threat with sunken eyes and cheekbones, sharply angled eyebrows, and rotten, pointy teeth that accent his imposing build.