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Some psychological factors in Parkinsonism
  1. Sandra Horn
  1. Wessex Neurological Centre, Southampton

    Abstract

    Twenty-four Parkinsonism patients were compared with `normal controls' and with another chronically disabled group, matched for age, sex distribution, and socioeconomic background, on measures of depression and some intellectual factors. A tendency to depression in the Parkinsonism sufferers was demonstrated together with an apparent specific intellectual deficit, for which a cause related to the motor disabilities of the disease is postulated.

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