Influence of depression in mild Parkinson's disease on longitudinal motor and cognitive function.

@article{Ng2015InfluenceOD,
  title={Influence of depression in mild Parkinson's disease on longitudinal motor and cognitive function.},
  author={Aloysius Y T Ng and Russell Jude Chander and Louis C. S. Tan and Nagaendran Kandiah},
  journal={Parkinsonism & related disorders},
  year={2015},
  volume={21 9},
  pages={1056-60}
}
BACKGROUND Studies have suggested a relationship between non-motor symptoms with motor fluctuations in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD). We studied the influence of depression on longitudinal motor and cognitive function among mild PD patients. METHODS A 1.5 years longitudinal study of 102 patients with mild idiopathic PD. Patients were assessed with a standardized clinical assessment battery including motor and non-motor scales. Patients also underwent serial neurocognitive testing… CONTINUE READING
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