Cumulative Effect of Head Injuries on Nonmotor Outcomes in Parkinson’s Disease

Cumulative Effect of Head Injuries on Nonmotor Outcomes in Parkinson’s Disease
J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci. 2022 Sep 21:appineuropsych21100257. doi: 10.1176/appi.neuropsych.21100257. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTOBJECTIVE: Parkinson's disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative movement disorder that is a result of dopamine depletion in the basal ganglia. Individuals with a PD diagnosis experience motor symptoms (e.g., tremors) and nonmotor symptoms (e.g., cognitive decline). Previous studies suggest that progression of cognitive dysfunction in other neurologic populations ... read more
Source: PubMedPublished on 2022-09-21By Jacob D Jones