Monthly Archives: November 2014

Parkinson disease and anxiety

I think that anxiety is one of the most common non-motor symptom of Parkinson disease (PD) at the early stages of the disease. An anxiety profile that is specific to PD has not been defined. DSM diagnostic criteria of anxiety … Continue reading

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“Nummular headache”: a 5 CHF coin-shaped headache

Nummular headache is the term given to a condition characterized by a continuous or intermittent pain that is felt in a contoured and fixed coin-shaped elliptic area (2-6 cm, usually as a 5 CHF coin) of the scalp, generally on … Continue reading

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Had Vincent van Gogh a bipolar disorder?

Vincent Van Gogh (1853–1890) imparted in his art a deep essence of life, and in such a unique way, that many would say it is possible to experience it vicariously by looking at his paintings even once. In 10 years, … Continue reading

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