Do nonmotor symptoms in Parkinson's disease differ from normal aging?

@article{Krishnan2011DoNS,
  title={Do nonmotor symptoms in Parkinson's disease differ from normal aging?},
  author={Syam Krishnan and Gangadhara Sarma and Sankara P. Sarma and Asha Kishore},
  journal={Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society},
  year={2011},
  volume={26 11},
  pages={2110-3}
}
BACKGROUND Nonmotor symptoms in Parkinson's disease are frequent and affect health-related quality of life of patients. The severity and domains of nonmotor symptoms involved in Parkinson's disease and normal aging have not been compared before. METHODS We performed a prospective case-control study to assess the frequency and severity of nonmotor symptoms in patients with Parkinson's disease (n = 174) and age-matched normal controls (n = 128) using the Non-Motor Symptoms Scale. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING

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