Body side of motor symptom onset in Parkinson's disease is associated with memory performance.

@article{Amick2006BodySO,
  title={Body side of motor symptom onset in Parkinson's disease is associated with memory performance.},
  author={Melissa M. Amick and Janet Grace and Kelvin L. Chou},
  journal={Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS},
  year={2006},
  volume={12 5},
  pages={736-40}
}
The relation of body side of motor symptom onset in Parkinson's disease (PD) to memory measures associated with hemispheric dominance was examined. Fourteen patients with right body side motor symptom onset (RPD, inferred left hemisphere dysfunction) and 16 patients with left side onset (LPD, right hemisphere dysfunction) were administered measures of verbal (Hopkins Verbal Learning Test-Revised) and visual memory (Brief Visual Memory Test-Revised), that require similar task demands and are… CONTINUE READING