Addiction in Parkinson's disease: impact of subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation.

@article{Witjas2005AddictionIP,
  title={Addiction in Parkinson's disease: impact of subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation.},
  author={Tatiana Witjas and Christelle Baunez and Jean Marc Henry and Marie Claire Delfini and Jean R{\'e}gis and Andr{\'e} Ali Cherif and Jean Claude Peragut and Jean Philippe Azulay},
  journal={Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society},
  year={2005},
  volume={20 8},
  pages={1052-5}
}
In Parkinson's disease, dopamine dysregulation syndrome (DDS) is characterized by severe dopamine addiction and behavioral disorders such as manic psychosis, hypersexuality, pathological gambling, and mood swings. Here, we describe the case of 2 young parkinsonian patients suffering from disabling motor fluctuations and dyskinesia associated with severe DDS… CONTINUE READING