The effects of the dopamine agonist rotigotine on hemispatial neglect following stroke

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Gorgoraptis, N.; Mah, Y. H.; Machner, B.; Singh-Curry, V.; Malhotra, P.; Hadji-Michael, M.; Cohen, D.; Simister, R.; Nair, A.; Kulinskaya, E.; Ward, N.; Greenwood, R.; Husain, M.;
  • Publisher: OXFORD UNIV PRESS
  • Journal: Brain,volume 135,issue 8,pages2,478-2,491 (issn: 0006-8950, eissn: 1460-2156)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3407421, doi: 10.1093/brain/aws154
  • Subject: Adult, Aged, Aged, 80 and over, Dopamine agonists, Double-blind method, Female, Follow-up studies, Humans, Male, Middle aged, Perceptual fisorders, Psychomotor performance, Stroke, Tetrahydronaphthalenes, Thiophenes, Treatment outcome, Young adult | working memory | Original Articles | attention | inattention | dopamine agonist | neglect

Hemispatial neglect following right-hemisphere stroke is a common and disabling disorder, for which there is currently no effective pharmacological treatment. Dopamine agonists have been shown to play a role in selective attention and working memory, two core cognitive ... View more
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