Drugs for Parkinson’s, Restless Leg Syndrome Linked to Compulsive Gambling, Other Mental Health Disorders

Researchers have now linked gambling addiction, compulsive shopping, sexual addiction and various other impulse control disorders to medications prescribed for Parkinson’s disease and restless leg syndrome. The evidence for this relationship was presented in the October edition of the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, and the depth of the connection runs far deeper than anyone imagined.