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Movement Disorders on YouTube Not What They Seem, Experts Warn

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Group of neurologists says the abnormal movements seem to be triggered by mental illness instead

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 21 (HealthDay News) -- Most depictions of movement disorders on the popular video-sharing website YouTube are not what they claim to be, warn a group of neurologists who reviewed them.

Two-thirds of 29 videos on YouTube showing people with movement disorders such as Parkinson's disease, dystonia and tremors were deemed to be "psychogenic," meaning those on camera were suffering...

Group of neurologists says the abnormal movements seem to be triggered by mental illness instead

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 21 (HealthDay News) -- Most depictions of movement disorders on the popular video-sharing website YouTube are not what they claim...