Agitation (psychomotor agitation)
Excessive motor activity associated with a feeling of inner tension.
The activity is usually nonproductive and repetitious and consists of such behavior as pacing, fidgeting, wringing of the hands, pulling of clothes, and inability to sit still.
Reference: American Psychiatric Association. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. Fourth Edition, Text Revision. Washington, DC. American Psychiatric Association. 2000. Page 819