This new study shows that worse disease-specific Quality-of-Life in Parkinson’s disease, correlate with increased costs, particularly from a societal perspective. Higher costs were associated with motor symptoms as expected, but also strongly with the dimension “social support”. This study, co-authored by IHE:s Jenny Norlin and Klas Kellerborg, was based on the Swedish register for Parkinson’s disease, which was linked to a regional and national administrative registers.
Movement Disorder clinical practice, 2022
First published: 02 December 2022