Cognitive slowing in Parkinson's disease is related to frontostriatal dopaminergic dysfunction

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Publication Details

List of Authors: Jokinen P, Karrasch M, Brück A, Johansson J, Bergman J, Rinne JO
Publisher: ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV
Publication year: 2013
Journal: Journal of the Neurological Sciences
Journal acronym: J NEUROL SCI
Volume number: 329
Issue number: 1-2
Start page: 23
End page: 28
Number of pages: 6
ISSN: 0022-510X


Abstract

Conclusion: Our study indicates that dopaminergic dysfunction within neural networks linking striatum to prefrontal cortex is involved in the slowing of both automatic and controlled cognitive processing in PD patients. (C) 2013 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.


Keywords

Cognition, Fdopa, Parkinson's disease, PET

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