Brain Networks May Dictate Likelihood of Developing Impulse Control Disorders in Parkinson’s, Study Finds

Brain Networks May Dictate Likelihood of Developing Impulse Control Disorders in Parkinson’s, Study Finds
The way the brain of a Parkinson’s disease patient is wired may help doctors predict if he or she will develop impulse control disorders following dopamine replacement therapy, a study finds. The results, “The structural connectivity of discrete networks underlies impulsivity and gambling in Parkinson’s disease,” were published in the journal Brain. The main cause of motor symptoms in Parkinson’s disease is a lack ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2019-10-31By Catarina Silva, MSc