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Bradyphrenia

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Updated February 23, 2009

Definition: ‘Brady’ means slower; ‘phrenia’ means thinking—so slowed thinking processes. Bradyphrenia occurs in some people with Parkinson's disease. It appears to be related to damage to frontal cortex brain regions -- those regions of the brian that support thinking, reasoning, and planning.
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