Spectrum of addictions in Parkinson’s disease: from dopamine dysregulation syndrome to impulse control disorders

@article{Ceravolo2010SpectrumOA,
  title={Spectrum of addictions in Parkinson’s disease: from dopamine dysregulation syndrome to impulse control disorders},
  author={Roberto Ceravolo and Daniela Frosini and Carlo Rossi and Ubaldo Bonuccelli},
  journal={Journal of Neurology},
  year={2010},
  volume={257},
  pages={276-283}
}
There is an increasing awareness that addictive disorders may occur in Parkinson’s disease (PD), either typical substance-related addictions that are commonly known as dopamine dysregulation syndrome (DDS) or behavioral addictive syndromes, usually presenting as impulse control disorders (ICDs) that include pathological gambling, hypersexuality, compulsive eating and buying. DDS is characterized by the use of dopaminergic drugs in doses larger than those required to treat motor symptoms… 
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