Scientific article
Case report

Compulsive singing: another aspect of punding in Parkinson's disease

Published inAnnals of neurology, vol. 62, no. 5, p. 525-528
Publication date2007

We report on two patients with advanced Parkinson's disease who were exhibiting a peculiar and stereotyped behavior characterized by an irrepressible need to sing compulsively when under high-dose dopamine replacement therapy. Sharing many features with punding, this singing behavior is proposed as a distinct manifestation of the dopamine dysregulation syndrome in Parkinson's disease.

  • Aged
  • Antiparkinson Agents/adverse effects
  • Compulsive Behavior/chemically induced/diagnosis/etiology
  • Dopamine Agents/adverse effects
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Music
  • Parkinson Disease/complications/diagnosis/drug therapy
Citation (ISO format)
BONVIN, Christophe et al. Compulsive singing: another aspect of punding in Parkinson’s disease. In: Annals of neurology, 2007, vol. 62, n° 5, p. 525–528. doi: 10.1002/ana.21202
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ISSN of the journal0364-5134

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