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Attempted and completed suicides after subthalamic nucleus stimulation for Parkinson’s disease
A higher than expected frequency of suicide has been reported among patients undergoing subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation (STN DBS) for advanced Parkinson’s disease (PD). We conducted aExpand
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Feeling of presence in Parkinson's disease
Background A feeling of presence (FP), that is, the vivid sensation that somebody (distinct from oneself) is present nearby, is commonly reported by patients with Parkinson's disease (PD), but itsExpand
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The changing face of Parkinson's disease‐associated psychosis: A cross‐sectional study based on the new NINDS‐NIMH criteria
New criteria for Parkinson's disease‐associated psychosis (PDAP) were recently proposed by a NINDS‐NIMH working group. We assessed 116 consecutive unselected outpatients with PD for the existence ofExpand
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Depression and coping as predictors of change after deep brain stimulation in Parkinson's disease.
BACKGROUND This study examined changes in motor function and quality of life (QoL) after subthalamic nuclei deep brain stimulation (STN-DBS) in patients with Parkinson disease (PD) and the role ofExpand
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The prevalence and characteristics of hallucinations, delusions and minor phenomena in a non‐demented population sample aged 60 years and over
Psychotic phenomena can occur in non‐clinical subjects. The goals of this study were to assess the prevalence of delusions, hallucinations and minor ‘psychotic’ phenomena (visual illusions, feelingExpand
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Changes in quality of life, burden and mood among spouses of Parkinson's disease patients receiving neurostimulation.
BACKGROUND Deep brain stimulation improves motor function and quality of life in patients with Parkinson's disease. The impact of these changes on patients' spouses is largely unknown. METHODSExpand
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[Contribution of relaxation to a psychoeducational intervention program for family carers of persons with Alzheimer's disease].
UNLABELLED Family caregivers of people with Alzheimer's disease are at high risk of psychological and physical morbidity due to the daily caring experience. OBJECTIVES to evaluate the impact of aExpand
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Facilitators’ perspectives on a psychoeducational program for parents of an autistic child
The recent increase of diagnosed cases of autism spectrum disorders has led to a considerable rise in the demands for autism-related services and interventions. Parents express the need to accessExpand
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Feeling of a presence in PD -1-Feeling of presence in Parkinson ’ s disease
Background. A feeling of presence (FP), ie the vivid sensation that somebody (distinct from oneself) is present nearby, is commonly reported by patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) but itsExpand
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Assessing health-related quality of life with the SCOPA-PS in French individuals with Parkinson's disease having undergone DBS-STN: A validation study.
INTRODUCTION The aims of this study were to validate the French version of the SCales for Outcomes in Parkinson's Disease-PsychoSocial (SCOPA-PS) in individuals with Parkinson's disease (PD) whoExpand
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