Alienation and authenticity in Parkinson's disease and its treatment

Philip E Mosley, Wayne Dallas Hall, Cynthia Forlini, Adrian Nicholas Carter

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Why are some patients with Parkinson?s disease unhappy about the outcome of deep brain stimulation (DBS)? Meccaci and Haselager (2014) attempt to answer this question by analyzing the seminal case series of Schupbach and colleagues (2006) that documented postoperative difficulties with personal and social adjustment in patients with Parkinson?s disease (PD) who had been treated with DBS of the subthalamic nucleus (STN). This paper foreshadowed a growing recognition of the difficulties experienced by a minority of patients who, despite effective reduction of their motor symptoms, experience a reduction in their quality of life
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)54 - 56
Number of pages3
JournalAJOB Neuroscience
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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