Neuropsychological impairment in Parkinson's disease with and without depression.

  title={Neuropsychological impairment in Parkinson's disease with and without depression.},
  author={Alexander I Tr{\"o}ster and L D Stalp and Anthony M. Paolo and Julie Fields and William C. Koller},
  journal={Archives of neurology},
  volume={52 12},
OBJECTIVES To compare quantitative and qualitative aspects of neuropsychological test performance in patients with Parkinson's disease who currently had depression (PDD) and those without depression (PDN) so as to evaluate the influence of depression on cognition in Parkinson's disease. DESIGN Cross-sectional comparisons among PDN, PDD, and normal control (NC) groups. The setting was a neurodegenerative disease research center in a teaching hospital. Groups consisted of 44 patients with PDN… CONTINUE READING