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zombie effect 

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A descriptive term for the personality changes caused by haloperidol’s extrapyramidal effects, which simulate parkinsonism–hypomimia, bradykinesia, and flat affect


A popular term for a constellation of negative symptoms seen in patients with schizophrenia, who often lack any desire or will to accomplish goals, simple tasks, or activities of daily living including dressing or self-cleaning. 

Zombies are fictional (no, Virginia, they are not, repeat NOT real) undead entities usually depicted as mindless corpses with a hunger for human flesh, animated by magic in Haitian folklore and first brought into popular culture by George A Romero’s 1968 cult classic, Night of the Living Dead 

References http://healthpsych.psy.vanderbilt.edu/AntiPsychoticMeds.htm

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