The epidemiology of dementia associated with Parkinson disease

@article{Aarsland2010TheEO,
  title={The epidemiology of dementia associated with Parkinson disease},
  author={Dag Aarsland and Martin W. Kurz},
  journal={Journal of the Neurological Sciences},
  year={2010},
  volume={289},
  pages={18-22}
}
  • D. Aarsland, M. Kurz
  • Published 15 February 2010
  • Psychology, Medicine, Biology
  • Journal of the Neurological Sciences

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