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Thirty first annual symposium on etiology, pathogenesis, and treatment of Parkinson disease and other movement disorders: Presented by the Parkinson study group, huntington study group, dystonia study group, tourette syndrome study group, cooperative ataxia group, and tremor research group.

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Name: Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society
ISSN: 1531-8257
Pages: e1-e19

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Drugs used in the treatment of movement disorders. Most of these act centrally on dopaminergic or cholinergic systems. Among the most important clinically are those used for the treatment of Parkinson disease (ANTIPARKINSON AGENTS) and those for the tardive dyskinesias.

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