This is something I posted earlier in the "Sticky: Articles, Abstracts and News Reports on TS" thread in the Tourette's Syndrome Forum. I'm reposting in the main forum because it might also be of interest to others such as in the PD Forum and this way the title will hit the "New Posts" area.
CNS Spectr. 2008 Aug;13(8):643-4.Click here to read Links
Parkinson's disease, Tourette syndrome, and the changing nature of depression: the dog days of summer
PMID: 18704019 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
cnsspectrums - The International Journal of Neuropsychiatric Medicine
Parkinson’s Disease, Tourette Syndrome, and the Changing Nature of Depression: The Dog Days of Summer
Eric Hollander, MD
CNS Spectr. 2008;13(8):643-644
This month’s CNS Spectrums describes medication-related side effects (compulsivity and impulsivity) that can have important implication’s for understanding symptom classification and the neurobiology of disease (behavioral addictions); assesses subtypes of illness (tic-related OCD) with distinct presentations; highlights changes in our understanding of illnesses such as depression over time (drug-nonresponsive sadness), and describes unusual cases with NMDA receptor encephalitis with highly specific treatment response (immunomodulatory treatment).
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