The impact of executive functions on verb production in patients with Parkinson's disease

@article{Colman2009TheIO,
  title={The impact of executive functions on verb production in patients with Parkinson's disease},
  author={Katrien Suzanne François Colman and Janneke Koerts and Marije van Beilen and Klaus Leonard Leenders and Roelien Bastiaanse},
  journal={Cortex},
  year={2009},
  volume={45},
  pages={930-942}
}
A growing number of studies suggest that language problems in Parkinson's disease (PD) are a result of executive dysfunction. To test this hypothesis we compared Dutch verb production in sentence context in a group of 28 PD patients with a control group consisting of 28 healthy participants matched for age, gender and education. All subjects were assessed on both verb production in sentence context as well as on cognitive functions relevant for sentence processing. PD patients scored lower than… CONTINUE READING
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