Impulsive and compulsive behaviour in Parkinson's: monitoring and information tool

This tool is for use during discussions between a healthcare professional and a person with Parkinson's. It helps to raise awareness of and monitor impulsive and compulsive behaviour.

Last reviewed
  • Anticipatory / advanced care
  • Side effects
Resource type
  • Tools
  • Doctor (Geriatrician)
  • Doctor (Neurologist)
  • Nurse (Parkinson's nurse)
  • Complex
  • Maintenance

Impulsive and compulsive behaviour is a difficult side effect that can significantly impact people with Parkinson's and those around them.

It's vital that specialists or nurse specialists carefully monitor people who may be at risk, and help them understand this side effect. This tool can be used as part of that process.