Management of punding in Parkinson’s disease: an open-label prospective study

  title={Management of punding in Parkinson’s disease: an open-label prospective study},
  author={Alfonso Fasano and Lucia Ricciardi and Mauro Pettorruso and Anna Rita Bentivoglio},
  journal={Journal of Neurology},
Punding, a peculiar stereotyped behavior characterized by intense fascination with complex, excessive, non-goal-oriented, repetitive activities, is a quite rare condition complicating Parkinson’s disease (PD). It is triggered by dopaminergic therapy and could have a strong impact on patient quality of life. No study has specifically investigated medical management of this condition, and only a few anecdotal reports have provided therapeutic hints. Given the suggested similarities to drug… CONTINUE READING


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