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Feeling of a presence in PD -1-Feeling of presence in Parkinson ’ s disease

  title={Feeling of a presence in PD -1-Feeling of presence in Parkinson ’ s disease},
  author={G. F{\'e}nelon and T. Soulas and L. C. D. Langavant and I. Trinkler and A. Bachoud-L{\'e}vi},
  • G. Fénelon, T. Soulas, +2 authors A. Bachoud-Lévi
  • Published 2011
  • Background. A feeling of presence (FP), ie the vivid sensation that somebody (distinct from oneself) is present nearby, is commonly reported by patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) but its phenomenology has not been described precisely. The objective of this study was to provide a detailed description of FP in PD and to discuss its possible mechanisms. Patients and methods. We studied 52 non-demented PD patients reporting FP in the preceding month (38 consecutive outpatients and 14 inpatients… CONTINUE READING
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