Neuropsychological profile in patients with early stage of Parkinson's disease in Taiwan.

@article{Yu2012NeuropsychologicalPI,
  title={Neuropsychological profile in patients with early stage of Parkinson's disease in Taiwan.},
  author={Rwei-Ling Yu and R. Wu and C L Tai and Chin-Hsien Lin and Ting-Wen Cheng and M Y Hua},
  journal={Parkinsonism & related disorders},
  year={2012},
  volume={18 10},
  pages={1067-72}
}
Given the importance of early detection and intervention for disease management, determining the vulnerable neuropsychological function in patients with early-stage Parkinson's disease (PD) is a priority. Here, we describe the neuropsychological pattern in early-stage PD patients with mild cognitive impairment (PD-MCI) and dementia (PDD) in Taiwanese population. The neuropsychological performance of 94 patients with PD was compared with that of 84 healthy controls (HCs) and available normative… CONTINUE READING