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MDS Presentation on PPMI- Frequency of Impulse Control Disorders in PD vs. Controls

These results suggest that PD itself does not confer an increased risk for development of ICD symptoms and related behaviors, which reinforces the reported association between PD medications and ICDs in PD. Given that approximately 20% of untreated PD patients screen positive for ICD or related symptoms, long-term follow-up of the PPMI cohort will determine if such patients are at increased risk of ICD development when PD medications are initiated.

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