How Parkinson’s disease made me lose my taste for movie masterpieces

Dr. Michael Okun was quoted in the Los Angeles Times in an article written by former movie critic Glenn Lovell.  Here is the quote below.

For a possible diagnosis of my uneasiness with confrontational movies I contacted Dr. Michael S. Okun, a neurologist affiliated with the University of Florida in Gainesville and a co-author of “Ending Parkinson’s Disease: A Prescription for Action.” He chalks up what I’m feeling to “emotional incontinence.”

He explained, “Persons with Parkinson’s have higher rates of emotional incontinence, which means they laugh or cry more easily during life events, such as watching movies.

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