Observational study of sleep-related disorders in Italian patients with Parkinson’s disease: usefulness of the Italian version of Parkinson’s disease sleep scale

@article{Pellecchia2011ObservationalSO,
  title={Observational study of sleep-related disorders in Italian patients with Parkinson’s disease: usefulness of the Italian version of Parkinson’s disease sleep scale},
  author={M. T. Pellecchia and Angelo Antonini and Ubaldo Bonuccelli and Giovanni Fabbrini and Luigi Ferini Strambi and Fabrizio Stocchi and Angelo Battaglia and Paolo Barone},
  journal={Neurological Sciences},
  year={2011},
  volume={33},
  pages={689-694}
}
Sleep disturbances are common in patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD). We aimed to evaluate prevalence and severity of nighttime sleep disturbances in Italian PD patients and to validate the Italian version of the Parkinson’s disease sleep scale. A total of 221 PD patients and 57 healthy controls participated in a cross-sectional study with retest. PDSS, Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS), Hamilton Depression Rating Scale, Unified Parkinson’s Disease Rating Scale (UPDRS), and Hoehn and Yahr… CONTINUE READING
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