Neuropsychological profile of patients with Parkinson's disease without dementia.

  title={Neuropsychological profile of patients with Parkinson's disease without dementia.},
  author={Carmen Cristea Janvin and Dag Aarsland and Jan P. Larsen and Kenneth Hugdahl},
  journal={Dementia and geriatric cognitive disorders},
  volume={15 3},
Cognitive deficits are often associated with Parkinson's disease (PD), although their prevalence in PD patients without dementia is still unknown. In order to describe the neuropsychological profile of PD patients without dementia, a sample of 103 PD patients was compared with a control group consisting of 38 healthy elderly subjects. Psychometric assessment consisted of the Mini Mental State Examination, the Dementia Rating Scale and a battery of neuropsychological tests. The Beck Depression… CONTINUE READING


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