Cognitive profile in early stage Parkinson disease

Evlice A., Erdem M., Demirkiran M.

CUKUROVA MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.46, no.1, pp.233-239, 2021 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 46 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.17826/cumj.794256
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Academic Search Premier, Directory of Open Access Journals, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.233-239
  • Keywords: Parkinson, MMSE, clock drawing, digit span, memory
  • Çukurova University Affiliated: Yes


Purpose: Parkinson's disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative disorder characterized by both motor and nonmotor symptoms mainly due to striatal dopamine deficiency. Cognitive dysfunction is one of nonmotor symptoms. The purpose of this study is to determine the cognitive dysfunction with practical screening tests and to investigate relationship between cognitive dysfunction clinical severity in early stage of PD (EPD)