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J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 2014 Jul;
Authors: Fernanda Colucci Fonoff, Erich Talamoni Fonoff, Egberto Reis Barbosa, Thais Quaranta, Rachael Brant Machado, Daniel Ciampi de Andrade, Manoel Jacobsen Teixeira, Daniel Fuentes
Depression and anxiety are comorbidities often associated with Parkinson disease (PD). Recent studies debate on how affective disorders can influence the cognition of patients with PD. This study sought to investigate how depression and anxiety affect specific executive functions and impulsivity traits in these patients.
PMID: 25009159 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]