Kelly Wilken

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The primary purpose of this article is to determine whether sleep deprivation (SD) of 24 h or longer has been demonstrated to be an effective procedure for eliciting epileptiform and/or seizure patterns in the EEG in epilepsy patients as compared with those of nonepileptics. The relevant literature is reviewed, first chronologically and then critically.(More)
The efficacy of low-dose bromocriptine mesylate administration (20 mg daily or less) was evaluated in a double-blind study. Nine of 16 individuals receiving bromocriptine completed the 40-week study. Modest, but significant, improvement was derived from bromocriptine therapy. Improvement was most evident in tremor. Maximum improvement was achieved with(More)
Winkler acknowledge support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, NY. We thank Kelly Wilken for data assistance and Fiona Murray for helpful comments. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research. ABSTRACT This study advances the prior literature concerning the(More)
Twenty patients with Parkinson's disease were treated with the 8-alpha-ergoline derivative mesulergine. Participants were divided into two groups, and over a nine-week period, mesulergine dosage was increased to a maximum of either 10 or 20 mg daily. During this time levodopa-carbidopa (LD-CD) dosage was reduced and treatment was discontinued if possible.(More)
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