Dementia in Parkinson's disease

R. H. S. Mindham and T. A. Hughes

in New Oxford Textbook of Psychiatry

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print February 2012 | ISBN: 9780199696758
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191743221 | DOI:
Dementia in Parkinson's disease

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Parkinson's disease has been regarded as a neurological condition mainly affecting motor function and arising from specific lesions in the brain stem. The recognition of dementia in Parkinson's disease is of importance in management but the possibility that motor and cognitive functions may be located in the same region of the brain is of theoretical importance.

Chapter.  2956 words. 

Subjects: Psychiatry ; Neurology

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