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INTRODUCTION Impulse control disorders (ICD) including hypersexuality, compulsive gambling, buying, eating, shopping and dopaminergic medication use, have been reported to occur frequently in Parkinson's disease (PD). Punding (complex, repetitive, excessive, non-goal oriented behaviours) have also been described. As patients may not report such behaviours(More)
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) has demonstrated to be useful in psychiatric patients with parkinsonism as well as patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) without associated psychopathology. We prospectively evaluated three patients with PD and major depression in whom ECT proved to be efficacious. These patients experimented a marked improvement measured by(More)
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