The relationship between PDQ-8 and costs in Parkinson’s Disease – A Swedish register-based study

Kellerborg K, Norlin JM, Odin P

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.

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Movement Disorder clinical practice, 2022
First published: 02 December 2022