Fatigue in Parkinson's disease: report from a mutidisciplinary symposium

  title={Fatigue in Parkinson's disease: report from a mutidisciplinary symposium},
  author={Joseph H Friedman and J C Beck and Kelvin L. Chou and Gracia Clark and Christopher P Fagundes and Christopher G. Goetz and K Herlofson and Benzi M Kluger and Lauren B. Krupp and Anthony E Lang and Jao-Shin Lou and Laura Marsh and A R Newbould and Daniel J. Weintraub},
  booktitle={npj Parkinson's Disease},
Fatigue is a severe problem for many people living with Parkinson’s disease (PD). Best estimates suggest that more than 50% of patients experience this debilitating symptom. Little is known about its etiology or treatment, making the understanding of fatigue a true unmet need. As part of the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation Community Choice Research Program, patients, caregivers, and scientists attended a symposium on fatigue on 16 and 17 October 2014. We present a summary of that meeting… CONTINUE READING

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