Neuropsychologic studies on Parkinson's disease have shown an impairment of specific cognitive functions and a greater evidence of dementia. Cognitive alterations are related to the gravity of some peculiar motor symptoms of the disease and show a major role of motor disturbances in intellectual disorders. The concept of bradyphrenia and subcortical dementia still seems to be suitable to define the cognitive disorders of Parkinson's disease.
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||Journal of Neural Transmission, Supplement|
|Publication status||Published - 1986|
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