Fatigue in Japanese patients with Parkinson's disease: a study using Parkinson fatigue scale.

  title={Fatigue in Japanese patients with Parkinson's disease: a study using Parkinson fatigue scale.},
  author={Yasuyuki Okuma and Satoshi Kamei and Akihiko Morita and Fumihito Yoshii and Toshimasa Yamamoto and Shiori Hashimoto and Hiroya Utsumi and Taku Hatano and Nobutaka Hattori and Miyuki Matsumura and Kazushi Takahashi and Shigeru Nogawa and Yuka Watanabe and Tomoyuki Miyamoto and Masayuki Miyamoto and Koichi Hirata},
  journal={Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society},
  volume={24 13},
The objective of this multicenter cross-sectional study was to determine the prevalence of fatigue and factors contributing to it in a large sample of Japanese patients with Parkinson's disease (PD). We used the 16-item Parkinson Fatigue Scale (PFS-16), which was designed to assess fatigue exclusively associated with PD. We carried out this study using PFS-16, the Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale, Zung's Self-Rating Depression Scale, Parkinson's Disease Sleep Scale (PDSS), and the PD… CONTINUE READING
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