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Personality dimensions of patients can change during the course of parkinson's disease.

Title :
Personality dimensions of patients can change during the course of parkinson's disease.
Authors :
Mathilde Boussac
Christophe Arbus
Julia Dupouy
Estelle Harroch
Vanessa Rousseau
Aurélie Croiset
Fabienne Ory-Magne
Olivier Rascol
Caroline Moreau
Anne-Sophie Rolland
David Maltête
Tiphaine Rouaud
Mylène Meyer
Sophie Drapier
Bruno Giordana
Mathieu Anheim
Elodie Hainque
Béchir Jarraya
Isabelle Benatru
Nicolas Auzou
Lhaouas Belamri
Mélissa Tir
Ana-Raquel Marques
Stephane Thobois
Alexandre Eusebio
Jean Christophe Corvol
David Devos
Christine Brefel-Courbon
PREDI-STIM study group
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Subject Terms :
Medicine
Science
Source :
PLoS ONE, Vol 16, Iss 1, p e0245142 (2021)
Publisher :
Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2021.
Publication Year :
2021
Collection :
LCC:Medicine
LCC:Science
Document Type :
article
File Description :
electronic resource
Language :
English
ISSN :
1932-6203
Relation :
https://doaj.org/toc/1932-6203
DOI :
10.1371/journal.pone.0245142
Access URL :
https://doaj.org/article/6bc9f6308b4241f1962d02d86985a9e7
Accession Number :
edsdoj.6bc9f6308b4241f1962d02d86985a9e7
Academic Journal
BackgroundStudies assessing personality dimensions by the "Temperament and Character Inventory" (TCI) have previously found an association between Parkinson's disease (PD) and lower Novelty Seeking and higher Harm Avoidance scores. Here, we aimed to describe personality dimensions of PD patients with motor fluctuations and compare them to a normative population and other PD populations.MethodsAll PD patients awaiting Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) answered the TCI before neurosurgery. Their results were compared to those of historical cohorts (a French normative population, a de novo PD population, and a PD population with motor fluctuations).ResultsMost personality dimensions of our 333 included PD patients with motor fluctuations who are candidates for DBS were different from those of the normative population and some were also different from those of the De Novo PD population, whereas they were similar to those of another population of PD patients with motor fluctuations.ConclusionsDuring the course of PD, personality dimensions can change in parallel with the development of motor fluctuations, either due to the evolution of the disease and/or dopaminergic treatments.
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