Initial Cognitive Changes in Parkinson’s Disease
(Weintraub, D., Troster, A., Marras, C., & Stebbins, G. 2018. Initial cognitive changes in Parkinson’s disease. Movement Disorders, 33(4), 511-519)
The latest research on cognition and Parkinson’s Disease has moved from focusing on individuals with significant impairments in thinking skills that directly interfere with completing activities of daily living (i.e., dementia) to identifying initial signs and early symptoms, with the goal of intervening before impairments are severe and debilitating.
One of the most critical concerns for researchers who look at cognition in PD is validity and reliability of measurement within this population. Click here to read full article.