Dopaminergic basis for deficits in working memory but not attentional set-shifting in Parkinson's disease.

@article{Lewis2005DopaminergicBF,
  title={Dopaminergic basis for deficits in working memory but not attentional set-shifting in Parkinson's disease.},
  author={Simon J. G. Lewis and Aleksandra Slabosz and Trevor W. Robbins and Roger A. Barker and Adrian M. Owen},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={2005},
  volume={43 6},
  pages={823-32}
}
Although Parkinson's disease is a common neurodegenerative disorder characterised by its motoric symptoms, there is an increasing recognition of accompanying impairments in cognition that have a profound impact on the quality of life of these patients. These deficits predominantly affect executive function and impairments of working memory have been frequently reported. However, the underlying neurochemical and pathological basis for these deficits are not well understood. In this study, 20… CONTINUE READING
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