Parkinson’s Patients on DBS Aren’t More Impulsive, Study Finds

Parkinson’s Patients on DBS Aren’t More Impulsive, Study Finds
Parkinson’s patients treated with deep brain stimulation (DBS) are not more impulsive than other patients or healthy people toward food or monetary rewards, according to new research. The study, “Deep brain stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus and the temporal discounting of primary and secondary rewards,” was published in the Journal of Neurology. Although DBS of the subthalamic nucleus (STN) — a ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2019-03-01By Jose Marques Lopes, PhD