Deep brain stimulation and behavioural changes: is comedication the most important factor?

Abstract

BACKGROUND Adverse effects of dopaminergic medication (DA; levodopa and dopamine agonists) on impulsive behaviour and decision-making in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) have been repeatedly reported. Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is increasingly used for the treatment of parkinsonian motor symptoms, but the excellent efficacy of DBS contrasts with a… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000328817

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