Cognitive Rehabilitation for Veterans with Parkinson's Disease
Sandra L Kletzel
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October 2019 -
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More than 100,000 US Veterans living with Parkinson's disease (PD) currently receive PD-related care and services from the VA. In addition to well-defined motor complications, PD is also characterized by progressive cognitive decline, predominantly executive function (EF) deficits. PD-related cognitive decline is clinically significant because it leads to long-term functional impairment and diminished quality of life (QoL). Currently, 20-55% of PD patients have mild cognitive impairment (PD-MCI)...