Maria H Nilsson

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Affiliation: Lund University
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. pmc Housing and Health: Very Old People with Self-Reported Parkinson's Disease versus Controls
    Maria H Nilsson
    Department of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University, P O Box 157, 221 00 Lund, Sweden
    Parkinsons Dis 2013:710839. 2013
  2. pmc Walking ability is a major contributor to fear of falling in people with Parkinson's disease: implications for rehabilitation
    Maria H Nilsson
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Box 157, SE 221 00 Lund, Sweden
    Parkinsons Dis 2012:713236. 2012
  3. pmc Subthalamic deep brain stimulation improves smooth pursuit and saccade performance in patients with Parkinson's disease
    Maria H Nilsson
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 10:33. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Factors associated with fear of falling in people with Parkinson's disease
    Beata Lindholm
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Box 157, Lund SE 221 00, Sweden
    BMC Neurol 14:19. 2014
  5. pmc Home and health in people ageing with Parkinson's disease: study protocol for a prospective longitudinal cohort survey study
    Maria H Nilsson
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Box 157, SE 221 00 Lund, Sweden
    BMC Neurol 13:142. 2013
  6. pmc Assessment of fall-related self-efficacy and activity avoidance in people with Parkinson's disease
    Maria H Nilsson
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    BMC Geriatr 10:78. 2010
  7. pmc Development and testing of a self administered version of the Freezing of Gait Questionnaire
    Maria H Nilsson
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    BMC Neurol 10:85. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Fear of falling and falls in people with Parkinson's disease treated with deep brain stimulation in the subthalamic nuclei
    M H Nilsson
    Department of Health Sciences, Division of Physiotherapy, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Acta Neurol Scand 123:424-9. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Freezing of Gait Questionnaire: validity and reliability of the Swedish version
    M H Nilsson
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Acta Neurol Scand 120:331-4. 2009
  10. pmc The effects of high frequency subthalamic stimulation on balance performance and fear of falling in patients with Parkinson's disease
    Maria H Nilsson
    Department of Health Sciences, Division of Physiotherapy, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 6:13. 2009

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. pmc Housing and Health: Very Old People with Self-Reported Parkinson's Disease versus Controls
    Maria H Nilsson
    Department of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University, P O Box 157, 221 00 Lund, Sweden
    Parkinsons Dis 2013:710839. 2013
    ..This explorative study has implications for rehabilitation as well as societal planning, but larger studies including people with a confirmed PD diagnosis are needed...
  2. pmc Walking ability is a major contributor to fear of falling in people with Parkinson's disease: implications for rehabilitation
    Maria H Nilsson
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Box 157, SE 221 00 Lund, Sweden
    Parkinsons Dis 2012:713236. 2012
    ..These results have implications for rehabilitation clinicians and suggest that walking ability is the primary target in order to reduce FOF. Specifically, balance, climbing stairs, and turning seem to be of particular importance...
  3. pmc Subthalamic deep brain stimulation improves smooth pursuit and saccade performance in patients with Parkinson's disease
    Maria H Nilsson
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 10:33. 2013
    ..Furthermore, previous reports provide conflicting information. The aim was to investigate how DBS in STN affected oculomotor performance in persons with PD using novel analysis techniques...
  4. doi request reprint Factors associated with fear of falling in people with Parkinson's disease
    Beata Lindholm
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Box 157, Lund SE 221 00, Sweden
    BMC Neurol 14:19. 2014
    ..This study aimed to comprehensibly investigate potential contributing factors to fear of falling (FOF) among people with idiopathic Parkinson's disease (PD)...
  5. pmc Home and health in people ageing with Parkinson's disease: study protocol for a prospective longitudinal cohort survey study
    Maria H Nilsson
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Box 157, SE 221 00 Lund, Sweden
    BMC Neurol 13:142. 2013
    ..However, little is known about the home and health situation of people ageing with Parkinson's disease (PD), and older people are often excluded from PD-research...
  6. pmc Assessment of fall-related self-efficacy and activity avoidance in people with Parkinson's disease
    Maria H Nilsson
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    BMC Geriatr 10:78. 2010
    ..This study aimed at investigating the validity and reliability of FES and SAFFE in people with PD...
  7. pmc Development and testing of a self administered version of the Freezing of Gait Questionnaire
    Maria H Nilsson
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    BMC Neurol 10:85. 2010
    ..However, as the FOGQ is a clinician-administered patient-reported rating scale it cannot be used in postal surveys. Here we report the development and measurement properties of a self-administered version of the FOGQ (FOGQsa)...
  8. doi request reprint Fear of falling and falls in people with Parkinson's disease treated with deep brain stimulation in the subthalamic nuclei
    M H Nilsson
    Department of Health Sciences, Division of Physiotherapy, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Acta Neurol Scand 123:424-9. 2011
    ..No previous study prospectively investigated the effects of subthalamic deep brain stimulation on fear of falling (FOF) and falls...
  9. ncbi request reprint Freezing of Gait Questionnaire: validity and reliability of the Swedish version
    M H Nilsson
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Acta Neurol Scand 120:331-4. 2009
    ..However, the measurement properties of the FOGQ have been sparsely assessed...
  10. pmc The effects of high frequency subthalamic stimulation on balance performance and fear of falling in patients with Parkinson's disease
    Maria H Nilsson
    Department of Health Sciences, Division of Physiotherapy, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 6:13. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to explore the effects of STN stimulation alone on balance performance as assessed with clinical performance tests, subjective ratings of fear of falling and posturography...
  11. ncbi request reprint Functional balance performance in patients with Parkinson's disease after long-term treatment with subthalamic nucleus high-frequency stimulation
    M H Nilsson
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Division of Neurosurgery, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 14:291-7. 2008
    ..Although the balance performance of patients with PD decreased over time, the functional balance performance was still positively affected by STN stimulation alone 3 years after surgery...
  12. ncbi request reprint Fatigue in Parkinson's disease: measurement properties of a generic and a condition-specific rating scale
    Maria H Nilsson
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    J Pain Symptom Manage 46:737-46. 2013
    ..Several fatigue scales are used in Parkinson's disease, but few have been tested using modern psychometric methodology (Rasch analysis)...
  13. doi request reprint Content analysis of 4 fear of falling rating scales by linking to the international classification of functioning, disability and health
    Stina Bladh
    Department of Health Sciences, PO Box 157, Lund University, SE 221 00 Lund, Sweden
    PM R 5:573-582.e1. 2013
    ..To gain a deeper understanding of the content of 4 fear of falling (FOF) rating scales by linking them to the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF)...
  14. doi request reprint Psychometric performance of a generic walking scale (Walk-12G) in multiple sclerosis and Parkinson's disease
    Stina Bladh
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    J Neurol 259:729-38. 2012
    ..Further studies involving other samples and application of modern psychometric methods are warranted to examine the scale in more detail...
  15. doi request reprint Measuring outcomes in Parkinson's disease: a multi-perspective concept mapping study
    Catharina Sjödahl Hammarlund
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, P O Box 157, 221 00, Lund, Sweden
    Qual Life Res 21:453-63. 2012
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  16. pmc The 39-Item Parkinson's Disease Questionnaire (PDQ-39): Is it a Unidimensional Construct?
    Peter Hagell
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University and Department of Neurology, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Ther Adv Neurol Disord 2:205-14. 2009
    ..These data indicate multidimensionality and challenge the interpretation and validity of PDQ-39SI scores. Clinicians and investigators should use and interpret the PDQ-39SI with caution...
  17. doi request reprint Motor and non-motor predictors of illness-related distress in Parkinson's disease
    Catharina Sjödahl Hammarlund
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 18:299-302. 2012
    ..To identify motor and non-motor symptoms independently associated with distress in Parkinson's disease (PD)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Deep-brain stimulation in the subthalamic nuclei improves balance performance in patients with Parkinson's disease, when tested without anti-parkinsonian medication
    M H Nilsson
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital of Lund, Lund, Sweden
    Acta Neurol Scand 111:301-8. 2005
    ..To evaluate the effect of bilateral deep-brain stimulation (DBS) in the subthalamic nucleus (STN) on balance performance in patients with severe Parkinson's disease (PD), when tested without anti-parkinsonian medication...
  19. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of four fear of falling rating scales in people with Parkinson's disease
    Stina B Jonasson
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, PO Box 157, SE 221 00 Lund, Sweden
    BMC Geriatr 14:66. 2014
    ..More specifically, we investigated and compared the scales' data completeness, scaling assumptions, targeting, and reliability...
  20. doi request reprint Characteristics of the personal and environmental components of person-environment fit in very old age: a comparison between people with self-reported Parkinson's disease and matched controls
    Björn Slaug
    Department of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University, Box 157, 221 00, Lund, Sweden
    Aging Clin Exp Res 25:667-75. 2013
    ..To investigate differences and similarities in person-environment (P-E) fit problems between very old people with self-reported Parkinson's disease (PD) and matched controls...