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What is the definition of dystonia? (Albanese 2013)

(Hortensia Gimeno 2019)

Movement disorder characterised by sustained or intermittent muscle contractions causing abnormal, often repetitive movements or postures.

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What relationship does dystonia have with voluntary action?

(Hortensia Gimeno 2019)

Dystonia is often initiatives or worsened by voluntary action and associated with overflow muscle activation

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What sort of evidence is there for treatments for Dystonia? And dystonia in young people?

(Hortensia Gimeno 2019)

Very little evidence of anything working

Some evidence of pharmacological, DBS and botox

No studies for young people with dystonia

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