Study Examines Risk Factors for Impulse Control Disorders in Parkinson’s Patients

Study Examines Risk Factors for Impulse Control Disorders in Parkinson’s Patients
Use of dopamine agonists, earlier disease onset, being male, and having personality traits such as impulsiveness and high novelty-seeking are among the risk factors for developing impulse control disorders (ICDs) in people with Parkinson’s, according to a review study. The research, “Impulse control disorders in Parkinson’s disease: A systematic review on risk factors and pathophysiology,” was published in the Journal ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2019-01-30By Jose Marques Lopes, PhD