volume 27, issue 4, P523-533 2013
DOI: 10.1155/2013/903127
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Alberto Costa, Antonella Peppe, Matteo Martini, Katia Coletta, Massimiliano Oliveri, Carlo Caltagirone, Giovanni A. Carlesimo

Abstract: Understanding the mental states of others entails a number of cognitive processes known as Theory of Mind (ToM). A relationship between ToM deficits and executive disorders has been hypothesized in individuals with Parkinson's disease (PD). The present study was aimed at investigating the effect of dysexecutive deficits on ToM abilities in PD patients without dementia. Participants included 30 PD patients and 30 healthy subjects (HC). PD patients were divided into two groups according to their executive test p…

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