Changes in psychomotor effects of L-dopa and methylphenidate after sustained dopaminergic therapy in Parkinson's disease.

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BACKGROUND Sustained drug therapy in Parkinson's disease may alter the psychomotor responses to acute challenges with dopaminergic drugs, L-dopa and methylphenidate, and cause cross sensitisation. METHODS The mood, psychomotor and reward potentiating effects of an acute challenge with L-dopa and methylphenidate on separate occasions were assessed under… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/jnnp.2006.108993

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