hyperkinetic

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hy·per·ki·net·ic

 (hī′pər-kə-nĕt′ĭk, -kī-)
adj.
1. Having or exhibiting hyperkinesia or hyperactivity.
2. Wildly fast-paced or excited; frenetic: a hyperkinetic sales pitch.
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(4) Today, periodic catatonia refers to the rapid onset of recurrent, brief hypokinetic or hyperkinetic episodes lasting 4 to 10 days and recurring during the course of weeks to years.
Periodic catatonia refers to recurrent, brief hypokinetic or hyperkinetic episodes lasting 4 to 10 days