Reckless Generosity, Parkinson’s Disease and Dopamine: A Case Series and Literature Review

Reckless Generosity, Parkinson’s Disease and Dopamine: A Case Series and Literature Review
Mov Disord Clin Pract. 2021 Feb 24;8(3):469-473. doi: 10.1002/mdc3.13156. eCollection 2021 Apr.ABSTRACTBACKGROUND: Impulse control disorders (ICDs) are a frequent side effect of dopamine replacement therapy (DRT) in Parkinson's disease (PD). Reckless generosity might expand the spectrum of known ICDs.CASES: Over 18 months, we encountered three PD patients exhibiting reckless generosity under DRT, leading to disastrous financial and social consequences.LITERATURE REVIEW: ... read more
Source: PubMedPublished on 2021-04-05By Deborah Amstutz