Middle-Onset Parkinson’s Linked to Impaired Ability to Detect Emotions, Study Finds

Middle-Onset Parkinson’s Linked to Impaired Ability to Detect Emotions, Study Finds
Patients with middle-onset Parkinson’s disease have difficulties recognizing negative and neutral emotions, deficits that appear to be even stronger in female patients, a study shows. The study, “Emotion-Specific Affective Theory of Mind Impairment in Parkinson’s Disease,” was published in the journal Scientific Reports. Parkinson’s disease is known to affect the frontal-subcortical circuit, an area responsible for motor and behavioral processes. ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2018-11-01By Marta Figueiredo