Affiliation: University of Florida
- Dissociating apathy and depression in Parkinson diseaseL Kirsch-Darrow
Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of Florida, Gainesville 32608, USA
Neurology 67:33-8. 2006..To examine the hypothesis that apathy is a core feature of Parkinson disease (PD) and that apathy can be dissociated from depression...
- How cautious should we be when assessing apathy with the Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale?Lindsey Kirsch-Darrow
Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0165, USA
Mov Disord 24:684-8. 2009..g., 3, 4) continues to increase specificity at the expense of dramatically reducing sensitivity. These findings suggest the use of caution when screening for apathy with item 4 due to its poor sensitivity in relation to the AS...
- The trajectory of apathy after deep brain stimulation: from pre-surgery to 6 months post-surgery in Parkinson's diseaseL Kirsch-Darrow
Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, College of Public Health and Health, Professions, University of Florida, Box 100165, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
Parkinsonism Relat Disord 17:182-8. 2011..Middle-aged adults (<65) had a steeper trajectory of apathy than older adults (≥ 65). Apathy trajectory was not related to motor severity, laterality of DBS, levodopa medication reduction, or motor changes after surgery...
- Does laterality of motor impairment tell us something about cognition in Parkinson disease?C A Cooper
Department of Neurology, University of Florida, PO Box 100236, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
Parkinsonism Relat Disord 15:315-7. 2009..This suggests that the degree of right-sided symptoms is more correlated to specific cognitive domains than is group classification of laterality...
- Startling facts about emotion in Parkinson's disease: blunted reactivity to aversive stimuliDawn Bowers
Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, McKnight Brain Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
Brain 129:3356-65. 2006..Future studies are needed to address whether the physiologic blunting observed here might be a useful correlate of apathy...
- Deep brain stimulation and the role of the neuropsychologistMichael S Okun
Department of Neurology, Movement Disorders Center, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
Clin Neuropsychol 21:162-89. 2007..Additionally, this article will review all aspects of the DBS procedure that can result in mood, cognitive, and behavioral effects and what role(s) the neuropsychologist should play in screening and follow-up...
- Limbic, associative, and motor territories within the targets for deep brain stimulation: potential clinical implicationsAtchar Sudhyadhom
Department of Neurology, McKnight Brain Institute, 100 South Newell Drive, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 7:278-89. 2007..Alternatively, newer procedures may choose and specifically target non-motor territories for chronic electrical stimulation...
- Does deep brain stimulation induce apathy in Parkinson's disease?Lindsey Kirsch-Darrow
University of Florida Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, P O Box 100165, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
Front Biosci 13:5316-22. 2008..This review summarizes and evaluates the current state of the literature on apathy after DBS surgery, discusses methodological limitations in the literature, and makes suggestions for future research...
- Apathy, neurocognitive functioning, and Parkinson's diseaseLindsey Kirsch Darrow; Fiscal Year: 2007..As both apathy and depression can complicate the treatment of PD and reduce related quality of life for patients, better understanding will lead to improved recognition and treatment of mood disorders in PD. ..