Antiparkinsonian Therapy And Hypersexuality

With the advent of antiparkinsonian therapy, reports of increased libido and sexual performance, hypersexual behavior (with or without concomitant hypomania), and rarely paraphilias have appeared in the literature.11-25 Comparisons cannot be made among studies, as different criteria were used to collect data. Due to the small size of the studies, the incidence of increased sexual drive in patients receiving treatment with antiparkinsonian therapy cannot be determined. The data does not provide...

Essay on the Shaking Palsy

Parkinson's Essay on the Shaking Palsy 1817 is often thought to represent his greatest contribution to medi-cine.26 27 The study is based on six cases, some never actually examined by Parkinson but observed on the streets. The five chapters of this 66-page octavo volume include I. Definition History Illustrative Cases, II. Pathognomic symptoms examined Tremor Coactus Scelotyrbe Festinians, III. Shaking Palsy distinguished from other disease with which it may be confounded, IV. Proximate cause...