Verbal communication about drug dosage balances drug reduction in Parkinson's disease: Behavioral and electrophysiological evidences.

Affiliation

Dept of Neuroscience, University of Turin Medical School, Turin, Italy. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Changing drug dosage is common in clinical practice. Recent evidence showed that psychological factors may affect the therapeutic outcome. The aim of this study is to test whether verbal communication about drug dosage changes motor performance and fatigue in Parkinson's Disease (PD) patients.

Keywords

Fatigue,Motor performance,Nocebo effect,Parkinson's disease,Placebo effect,Readiness potential,l-dopa,

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