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Faculty

Daniel Weintraub
Daniel Weintraub, MD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Eugenia Mamikonyan, MS

Department of Psychiatry,
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania,
Philadelphia;
Department of Neurology,
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania,
Philadelphia

Accredited by

American Psychiatric Association

Course Description

Impulse control disorders (ICDs), compulsive gambling, and buying, sexual, and eating behaviors are an increasingly recognized serious complication in Parkinson’s disease. Related behaviors include punding (repetitive, purposeless behaviors), dopamine dysregulation syndrome (or compulsive medication overuse), and hobbyism (e.g., compulsive Internet use, artistic endeavors, writing). These disorders adversely affect quality of life, relationships, and caregiver burden and are associated with psychiatric comorbidity.


The participant will identify the clinical characteristics of impulse control disruption in Parkinson’s disease and recognize an intervention strategy.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.00 Credits
Release Date:2019-Jan-01
Expiration Date:2020-Dec-31
Estimated Time for Completion:1 hour
Registration Required:Yes
Cost:$155-$310/yr

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