Research Insights

Effect on mood of subthalamic DBS for Parkinson’s disease: A consecutive series of 24 patients

Berney, A., Vingerhoets, F., Perrin, A., Guex, P., Villemure, J-G, Burkard, P.R., Benkelfat, C., & Ghika, J. (2002 Effect on mood of subthalamic DBS for Parkinson’s disease: A consecutive series of 24 patients , 59, 1427-1429

A series of 24 consecutive PD patients were prospectively studied prior to and within 6 months postoperatively for mood, motor, and cognitive status to investigate the effects on mood of DBS-STN in PD. In six patients (25%), mood state worsened significantly, and three were transiently suicidal despite clear motor improvement.

Click here to read the abstract.

Back

Follow Us Follow us on TwitterFollow us on FacebookInstagram

Sign Up for Email Alerts

By providing your email you agree to receive periodic emails from The Parkinson Alliance.

Please tell us more about yourself:

This month is? (Anti-Spam)

Contact UsTerms Of UsePrivacy Policy

The Parkinson Alliance is a nonprofit, tax-exempt charitable organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law. Copyright © 2018 The Parkinson Alliance. All rights reserved.