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Dopamine replacement therapy associated with increase in impulse control disorders among early Parkinson's disease patients

Neuropsychiatric symptoms such as depression, anxiety and fatigue are more common in newly diagnosed Parkinson?s disease (PD) patients compared to the general population. The study also found that initiation of dopamine replacement therapy, the most common treatment for PD, was associated with increasing frequency of impulse control disorders and excessive daytime sleepiness.
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