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

P Jokinen, Mira Karrasch, A Brück, J Johansson, J Bergman, JO Rinne

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    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.
    Original languageUndefined/Unknown
    Pages (from-to)23–28
    Number of pages6
    JournalJournal of the Neurological Sciences
    Issue number1-2
    Publication statusPublished - 2013
    MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed


    • Cognition
    • Fdopa
    • Parkinson's disease
    • PET

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