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The relationship between self-perception of ability and actual ability in parkinsonian patients performing motor tasks: A prospective study

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Despite an increasing awareness of the nonmotor features of Parkinson disease (PD), it remains common for disability to be measured primarily in terms of motor impairment in these patients. The effect of dopamine on mood and emotion in PD is well known, but the extent to which the patient's perception of his or her ability to carry out motor tasks is a true reflection of their actual ability has not been studied. To investigate this important aspect of PD, we assessed the ability to carry out...

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Journal:
Journal of Neuroscience Nursing More from this journal
Volume:
42
Issue:
2
Pages:
E1-E7
Publication date:
2010-04-01
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ISSN:
0888-0395
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:149344
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uuid:68bc7173-f518-4d6c-9bc7-d0354411129e
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pubs:149344
Source identifiers:
149344
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2013-02-20

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