The Frontal Assessment Battery (FAB) in Parkinson’s disease and correlations with formal measures of executive functioning

@article{MSc2008TheFA,
  title={The Frontal Assessment Battery (FAB) in Parkinson’s disease and correlations with formal measures of executive functioning},
  author={C. F. Lima MSc and L. P. Meireles BSc and R. Fonseca MSc and S{\~a}o Lu{\'i}s Castro and PhD C. Garrett},
  journal={Journal of Neurology},
  year={2008},
  volume={255},
  pages={1756-1761}
}
The Frontal Assessment Battery (FAB) is a short tool for the assessment of executive functions consisting of six subtests that explore different abilities related to the frontal lobes. Several studies have indicated that executive dysfunction is the main neuropsychological feature in Parkinson’s disease (PD). To evaluate the clinical usefulness of the FAB in identifying executive dysfunction in PD; to determine if FAB scores in PD are correlated with formal measures of executive functions; and… CONTINUE READING