Fatigue in Parkinson's disease is not related to excessive sleepiness or quality of sleep.

@article{Havlikova2008FatigueIP,
  title={Fatigue in Parkinson's disease is not related to excessive sleepiness or quality of sleep.},
  author={Eva Havlikova and Jitse P van Dijk and Jaroslav Rosenberger and Iveta Nagyova and Berrie Middel and Tatiana Dubayova and Zuzana Gdovinov{\'a} and Johan W Groothoff},
  journal={Journal of the neurological sciences},
  year={2008},
  volume={270 1-2},
  pages={107-13}
}
OBJECTIVES Many patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) suffer from non-motor symptoms like sleep disturbances, excessive daytime sleepiness and fatigue. The aim of our research was to explore whether fatigue is related to sleepiness and sleep problems, depression and functional status, controlled for age, gender and disease duration. METHODS The sample consisted of 78 PD patients from Eastern Slovakia (52% males, mean age 68.8+/-8.7, mean disease duration 7.2+/-6.8). The Multidimensional… CONTINUE READING