Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-P'Col-00005139
Title: The effect of mirror neuron therapy in Parkinson’s diseases - A systematic review of literature
Category: Pharmacology
Section: Research Article
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    Introduction: Mirror neuron system (MNS) represents one of the most important discoveries in the area of neuropsychology. The major functions of MNS include action understanding, imitation, and empathy, all of which are critical for an individual to be social. In Parkinson patient, the expressive qualities are lost and it can be modified using various techniques that have been mentioned in various literature, but the effect of mirror neuron in treating this features of Parkinson disease has not been much known. Aim: This systematic review aims to explore this core area and find out the available literature that focuses on the effectiveness of mirror neuron therapy in treating Parkinson. Methodology: We made a detailed electronic and manual search with the keyword and the studies were limited to not more than 10 years back, the results were synthesized and result and conclusion drawn. Results and Conclusion: The results of the systematic review showed that mirror neuron therapy is effective in treating Parkinson patients; A meta-analysis shall further explore the grey areas in the effectiveness of mirror neuron therapy for treating Parkinson’s disease.

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    P. V. Hari Hara Subramanyan*, P. G. Mahesh Kumar, R. S. Gangatharan, R. Janani

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    Department of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Physiotherapy, Meenakshi Academy of Higher Education and Research, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    *Corresponding author: Dr. P. V. Hari Hara Subramanyan, Department of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Physiotherapy, Meenakshi Academy of Higher Education and Research, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

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    Author:

    P. V. Hari Hara Subramanyan*, P. G. Mahesh Kumar, R. S. Gangatharan, R. Janani

    Title:The effect of mirror neuron therapy in Parkinson’s diseases - A systematic review of literature
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):12 (December )
    Year:2019
    Page No: (3054-3058)
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    Methodology:neuron therapy, Parkinson’s strategies, Poor emotions
    Research Materials:Parkinson disease

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Mirror neuron therapy Parkinson disease Parkinson’s strategies Poor emotions

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