Valutazione neuropsicologica nella malattia di Parkinson

Article · January 2009with13 Reads
DOI: 10.1007/978-88-470-1490-9_5
La valutazione neuropsicologica è diventata parte integrante della valutazione clinica dei pazienti con malattia di Parkinson (MP). Numerosi studi clinici e sperimentali hanno infatti dimostrato l’importanza della valutazione neuropsicologica nel percorso diagnostico delle sindromi extrapiramidali, sia per un corretto inquadramento nosografico e prognostico, sia perché i disturbi cognitivi, una volta considerati accessori nel quadro clinico, hanno un peso notevole nella ridotta qualità di vita dei pazienti (Padovani et al., 2006).
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