Parkinson’s Disease

  • Asenath La Rue
Part of the Critical Issues in Neuropsychology book series (CINP)

Abstract

A second important neurodegenerative disorder with a predilection for later life is Parkinson’s disease (PD). PD is principally a movement disorder; however, cognitive and emotional problems are common in this disease, and a substantial percentage of PD patients develop a clear dementia.

Keywords

Motor Symptom Cognitive Flexibility Yahr Stage Wisconsin Card Sort Subcortical Dementia 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Asenath La Rue
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  1. 1.University of California, Los AngelesLos AngelesUSA

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