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Clinical significance of apathy in Parkinson's disease

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Apathy, or lack of motivation, is increasingly recognised as a major factor affecting quality of life and prognosis in Parkinson’s disease (PD). Impacting every stage of the disease, including de novocases, reports have suggested it can affect up to 70% of patients. Despite the pervasiveness of apathy in PD, challenges remain in its detection, clinical assessment, and treatment. Strong overlap with depression and anhedonia can complicate diagnosis, and although common features exist between a...

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University of Oxford
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MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Muhammed, K
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Husain, M
Publisher:
European Medical Journal Publisher's website
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European Medical Journal: Neurology Journal website
Publication date:
2016-07-01
Acceptance date:
2016-04-20
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2016-07-26

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