A pilot study of the neuropsychology of obsessive compulsive disorder and Parkinson's disease: basal ganglia disorders

E. Hollander, L. Cohen, M. Richards, L. Mullen, O. DeCaria, Y. Stern

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This pilot study evaluated neuropsychological dysfunction in obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and Parkinson's disease (PD). Both OCD and PD patients had impairment on visuoconstructional tasks but not on tasks of immediate memory and focused attention, suggesting common selective deficits in these two disorders with basal ganglia involvement.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)104-107
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1993
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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