The importance of non-motor disturbances to quality of life in Parkinson's disease

@article{MartnezMartn2011TheIO,
  title={The importance of non-motor disturbances to quality of life in Parkinson's disease},
  author={Pablo Mart{\'i}nez-Mart{\'i}n},
  journal={Journal of the Neurological Sciences},
  year={2011},
  volume={310},
  pages={12-16}
}
The term health-related quality of life (HRQoL) refers to the consequences of the disease and treatment on the patients' life, as perceived and evaluated by patients themselves. Parkinson's disease is a complex disorder characterized by motor manifestations and an impressive diversity of non-motor symptoms (NMS) that may be simultaneously present in the same patient. Some of these non-motor symptoms (for example, depression, fatigue, or pain) have got evidence enough to be considered… CONTINUE READING

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