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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Abstract

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
Volume5
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1993

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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