Impulse Control Disorders and Parkinson’s: What They Are and How to Manage Them

Impulse Control Disorders and Parkinson’s: What They Are and How to Manage Them
Impulse Control Disorders (ICDs) including compulsive gambling, sexual behaviors, buying and eating are common in people with Parkinson’s who also take dopamine agonists (DAs), drugs used to treat the symptoms of Parkinson’s. In one study, 411 people diagnosed with Parkinson’s were followed for five years. During that time, the risk of developing ICDs for those who took dopamine agonists ... read more
Source: Davis Phinney FoundationPublished on 2018-07-20By Melani Dizon