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Letters Artistic creativity and Parkinson’s disease

Gift of creativity with Parkinson’s disease

BMJ 2018; 360 doi: (Published 23 March 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;360:k1146
  1. Rivka Inzelberg, professor and specialist in neurology
  1. Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, 69978, Israel
  1. inzelber{at}

I read with interest about the artist John McLean, who experiences greater creativity since receiving the diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease and says that levodopa might be fuelling his recently enriched artistic skills. …

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