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Two Therapies Release Different Brakes on Impulsive Behavior

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Science  26 Oct 2007:
Vol. 318, Issue 5850, pp. 553
DOI: 10.1126/science.318.5850.553a

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Deep brain stimulation promotes impulsive behavior in Parkinson's patients in different ways than dopamine drugs do, according to a study published online this week by Science (www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/abstract/1146157).