Apathy in Parkinson's disease is related to executive function, gender and age but not to depression

@inproceedings{Meyer2014ApathyIP,
  title={Apathy in Parkinson's disease is related to executive function, gender and age but not to depression},
  author={Antonia Meyer and Ronan Zimmermann and Ute Gschwandtner and Florian Hatz and Habib Bousleiman and Nadine Schwarz and Peter Fuhr},
  booktitle={Front. Aging Neurosci.},
  year={2014}
}
Deficits in executive functions occur in up to 93% of patients with Parkinson's disease (PD). Apathy, a reduction of motivation and goal-directed behavior is an important part of the syndrome; affecting both the patients as well as their social environment. Executive functions can be subdivided into three different processes: initiation, shifting and inhibition. We examined the hypotheses, (1) that apathy in patients with Parkinson's disease is only related to initiation and not to shifting and… CONTINUE READING
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