In some cases, it is unclear whether the offending agent, most often a dopamine agonist in our experience, is mostly giving patients an enhanced sense of well-being the reward or if the agonist actually provides a greater sense of control over motor symptoms. Many patients report rapid cessation of ICD symptoms and behaviors after they stop dopamine agonists. Create a free personal account to download free article Diseae, sign up for alerts, and more.
Purchase access Subscribe to Learning for one year. Klos, MD ; James H. In addition, he developed compulsive eating gaining 50 lb and an obsession with sex, engaging in extramarital affairs and pornography. But there are other drug options to treat that condition. But they also give researchers a better understanding of how abnormal behaviors develop in general, and how such diesase may be related to the brain receptor that is targeted by the drug, the authors said.Drugs commonly prescribed to treat Parkinson's disease are linked to impulse control disorders such as pathological gambling, compulsive. The incidence of pathological gambling in Parkinson's patients is significantly greater than in the general population. A correlation has been Abstract · Association with · Genetic predisposition · Neurofunctional alterations. Background Pathological gambling is a rare potential complication related to treatment of Parkinson disease (PD). However, the etiology of this.