The effect of Parkinson’s disease subgroups on verbal and nonverbal fluency

  title={The effect of Parkinson’s disease subgroups on verbal and nonverbal fluency},
  author={Abhishek Jaywant and Giovanni Musto and Sandy A Neargarder and Karina Stavitsky Gilbert and A. Cronin-Golomb},
  journal={Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology},
  pages={278 - 289}
  • Abhishek Jaywant, Giovanni Musto, +2 authors A. Cronin-Golomb
  • Published 2014
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology
  • Background. Parkinson’s disease (PD) leads to deficits in executive function, including verbal and nonverbal fluency, as a result of compromised frontostriatal circuits. It is unknown whether deficits in verbal and nonverbal fluency in PD are driven by certain subgroups of patients, or how strategy use may facilitate performance. Participants. Sixty-five nondemented individuals with PD, including 36 with right-body onset (RPD; 20 with tremor as their initial symptom, 16 nontremor) and 29 with… CONTINUE READING
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