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Old 11-05-2012, 04:35 AM   #1
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Question flailing arms

My neighbor, who had a mental breakdown 11 years ago, sometimes flails his arms up in the air. I sometimes wonder if he's faking this, or could it be an actual problem?

 
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Re: flailing arms

He very well may be, but Tourette's syndrome or Parkinson's disease do sometimes present as flailing arms. Also autism in children.

 
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Old 11-05-2012, 07:17 AM   #3
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Re: flailing arms

Thanks for your response. I know he doesn't have Tourette's or Parkinson's. I guess I was just wondering if it could be related to his nervous breakdown from years ago. Thanks again.

 
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