The nonmotor symptoms of Parkinson's disease--an overview

Mov Disord. 2010;25 Suppl 1:S123-30. doi: 10.1002/mds.22786.

Abstract

Nonmotor symptoms (NMS) are very common in Parkinson's disease (PD) and may result in significant disability. The increased focus on these important clinical features represents a major advance in the care of PD patients. In this article, we provide an overview of recent developments in the field.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Antiparkinson Agents / adverse effects
  • Behavioral Symptoms / etiology*
  • Cognition Disorders / etiology*
  • Deep Brain Stimulation / methods
  • Disability Evaluation
  • Dopamine / metabolism
  • Humans
  • Lewy Bodies / pathology
  • Neuropsychological Tests
  • Olfaction Disorders / etiology*
  • Parkinson Disease / complications*
  • Parkinson Disease / drug therapy
  • Parkinson Disease / pathology
  • Parkinson Disease / psychology*
  • Psychiatric Status Rating Scales
  • Quality of Life
  • Sick Role

Substances

  • Antiparkinson Agents
  • Dopamine