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Parkinson's Medication Could Be Helpful In Treatment Of Phobias, PTSD, Johannes Gutenberg University Study


7/10/2014 6:20:34 AM

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A drug used to treat Parkinson's disease could also help people with phobias or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Scientists of the Translational Neurosciences (FTN) Research Center at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) are currently exploring the effects of psychotherapy to extinguish fears in combination with L-dopa. This drug does not only help movement disorders, but might also be used to override negative memories.

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