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Screening for cognitive deficits in Parkinson's disease with the Parkinson neuropsychometric dementia assessment (PANDA) instrument
Abstract Cognitive and affective dysfunctions are frequent but often neglected symptoms in Parkinson′s disease (PD). We developed the screening tool Parkinson neuropsychometric dementia assessmentExpand
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Cognitive impairment in 873 patients with idiopathic Parkinson's disease
BackgroundParkinson's disease (PD) is often accompanied by non-motor complications, such as dementia, depression, and psychotic symptoms, which worsen the prognosis and increase the personal andExpand
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Assessing health-related quality of life in patients with Parkinson's disease in a prospective longitudinal study.
OBJECTIVE To prospectively assess the health-related quality of life (HrQoL) in Parkinson's disease (PD) during 12 months. METHODS HrQoL was assessed in 145 PD patients using the PD-specificExpand
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Occurrence Risk and Structure of Depression in Parkinson Disease With and Without Dementia: Results From the GEPAD Study
Background: This study examined the age- and gender-specific risk of depression in demented and non-demented participants, its symptom structure, and associated clinical factors in a nationwideExpand
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Depression and care-dependency in Parkinson's disease: results from a nationwide study of 1449 outpatients.
Parkinson's disease (PD) is frequently compounded by neuropsychiatric complications, increasing disability. The combined effect of motor and mental status on care-dependency in PD outpatients is notExpand
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Unisex Tariffs in Health Insurance
European legislation requires insurance companies to calculate unisex tariffs after December 21, 2007. Health insurance companies can compensate the loss of gender-based primary premiumExpand
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Estimating the prevalence of Parkinson's disease (PD) and proportions of patients with associated dementia and depression among the older adults based on secondary claims data
While the epidemiology of Parkinson's disease (PD) has been extensively studied, data on the prevalence of PD among the older adults in Germany are scarce, based on small samples, and limited toExpand
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Incidence of herpes zoster amongst adults varies by severity of immunosuppression.
OBJECTIVES We examined the incidence of herpes zoster in immunocompromised adults (≥18 years) with different severities of immunosuppression and assessed the prevalence of complications and ofExpand
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[The German Study on the Epidemiology of Parkinson's Disease with Dementia (GEPAD): more than Parkinson].
UNLABELLED It is unknown, how frequently Parkinson's disease (PD) is complicated by dementia, depression and other neuropsychiatric conditions. An epidemiologic characterisation of the situation inExpand
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Subtypes of mild cognitive impairment in patients with Parkinson's disease: evidence from the LANDSCAPE study
Objective Inconsistent results exist regarding the cognitive profile in patients with Parkinson's disease with mild cognitive impairment (PD-MCI). We aimed at providing data on this topic from aExpand
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