Dopamine asymmetry interacts with medication to affect cognition in Parkinson's disease

@article{Tomer2007DopamineAI,
  title={Dopamine asymmetry interacts with medication to affect cognition in Parkinson's disease},
  author={Rachel Tomer and Judith Aharon-Peretz and Zina Tsitrinbaum},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={2007},
  volume={45},
  pages={357-367}
}
Contradictory evidence exists regarding the nature and degree of impaired cognitive flexibility in PD. Dopaminergic medication may be expected to ameliorate such cognitive deficits, yet both medicated and unmedicated patients have been reported to perform more poorly than control subjects on tasks of cognitive flexibility, suggesting that such deficits may also be affected by other disease-related variables. The present study examined whether asymmetric dopamine deficiency (revealed by… CONTINUE READING

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