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Personality factors and cognitive functioning in elderly with Parkinson's disease

Overview of attention for article published in Dementia & Neuropsychologia, March 2018
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Title
Personality factors and cognitive functioning in elderly with Parkinson's disease
Published in
Dementia & Neuropsychologia, March 2018
DOI 10.1590/1980-57642018dn12-010007
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Neusa Maria de Oliveira Chardosim, Camila Rosa Oliveira, Manuela Polidoro Lima, Marianne Farina, Valéria Gonzatti, Dalton Breno Costa, Aline Sória Pereira, Luis Henrique Paloski, Tatiana Quarti Irigaray, Irani Iracema de Lima Argimon

Abstract

Parkinson's disease (PD) is a chronic and progressive neurological disease, resulting from cell degeneration in the substantia nigra, responsible for the production of dopamine. This study aimed to characterize the cognitive functioning, personality factors and prevalence of depressive and anxiety symptoms in individuals with Parkinson's disease (PD). Furthermore, this study sought to analyze whether personality factors were predictors of cognitive functioning. The sample consisted of 30 elderly with PD. Participants completed a sociodemographic data sheet, the NEO-FFI-R (Five Factor Inventory NEO Revised), the Montreal Cognitive Assessment, the Beta-III, the phonemic verbal fluency test and semantics (Animals), the digits span subtest of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Adults and the Boston Naming Test and the word list of the CERAD battery, the Geriatric Depression Scale and the Beck Anxiety Inventory. The elderly with PD presented impairment in verbal episodic memory and executive functions. Most of the participants demonstrated low levels of neuroticism. The extraversion factor was positively correlated with executive functions and the openness to experience factor was positively correlated with verbal episodic memory. It was concluded that the elderly with PD presented memory and executive function impairments. The factor that most contributed to performance of the elderly with PD on memory and executive function tasks was the extraversion factor.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 21 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 2 10%
Lecturer 1 5%
Student > Doctoral Student 1 5%
Student > Master 1 5%
Researcher 1 5%
Other 0 0%
Unknown 15 71%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 2 10%
Neuroscience 2 10%
Chemistry 1 5%
Medicine and Dentistry 1 5%
Unknown 15 71%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 7. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 15 June 2018.
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#2,088,016
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