Pathologic gambling in patients with restless legs syndrome treated with dopaminergic agonists

M. Tippmann-Peikert, J. G. Park, B. F. Boeve, J. W. Shepard, M. H. Silber

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Abstract

Pathologic gambling is an impulse control disorder previously reported to complicate dopamine agonist therapy in patients with Parkinson disease. It has not been described in association with dopamine agonist therapy of other conditions. We report three patients treated in our sleep disorders center who developed pathologic gambling while receiving treatment with dopamine agonists for restless legs syndrome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)301-303
Number of pages3
JournalNeurology
Volume68
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology

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