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Hedonistic Homeostatic Dysregulation Syndrome Associated with Dopamine Therapy in Parkinson?s Disease (Dopamine Dysregulation Syndrome)

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Psychiatry

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Description:

Some patients taking dopamine replacement therapy for Parkinson’s disease (PD) develop the hedonistic homeostatic dysregulation syndrome (dopamine dysregulation syndrome). The patient takes doses of dopamine in excess of that required to alleviate motor impairment (“binging”).

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