Behavioral and Brain Science

  • The Effects of Virtual Reality in the Rehabilitation of Patients With Parkinsons Disease

    The Effects of Virtual Reality in the Rehabilitation of Patients With Parkinson’s Disease Silva, K.M.G¹; Gonçalves, C.M²; Cabral, T.M³; Morais, A.T.B4 123Estudantes do Curso de Fisioterapia-UNIBRA; 4 Mestre em Fisioterapia pela UFPE e Docente do Centro Universitário Brasileiro – UNIBRA. Introduction: Due to the increased aging, growing chronic and degenerative diseases. Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a chronic neurodegenerative disorder, which is caused by the degeneration of substantia nigra cells. The main signs of PD are tremor at rest, muscle rigidity,…

  • Not So Rare! Epidemiological Study of Amiotrophic Lateral Sclerosis in Sergipe

    Not So Rare! Epidemiological Study of Amiotrophic Lateral Sclerosis in Sergipe Santiago Junior, J.B1; Silva, J.P.R2; Santos, E,L3; Mendonça, D.M.F4 1Biological Sciences Student, UFS, 2Physiotherapy Student, UFS; 3Biological Sciences Student, UFS; 4Professor, Researcher at the Department of Biosciences, UFS. Introduction: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease, characterized by selective degeneration and death of upper and lower motoneurons in the cortex, brain stem and spinal cord. The annual incidence described in the literature is 2 per 100,000 people…

  • Brain Diseases: Epidemiological Survey of the Neurological Care in Sergipe

    Brain Diseases: Epidemiological Survey of the Neurological Care in Sergipe Farias, L.H.S1; Silva, J.P.R2; Santiago Junior, J.B3; Santos, E.L4; Mendonça, D.M.F5 1Nurse – UFS; 2Student of the Physiotherapy Course at UFS; 3Student of the Biological Sciences course at UFS; 4Student of the Biological Sciences course at UFS; 5Professor, researcher at the Department of Biosciences at UFS. Introduction: Epidemiology deals with any event related to the health or disease of the population. Diseases of the Nervous System are a group of…

  • Herpes Zoster: Increased Risk for Parkinson Disease Development?

    Herpes Zoster: Increased Risk for Parkinson Disease Development? Farias, L.H.S1; Silva, J.P.R2; Santiago Junior, J.B3; Santos, E.L4; Mendonça, D.M.F5 1Nurse – UFS; 2Student of the Physiotherapy Course at UFS; 3Student of the Biological Sciences course at UFS; 4Student of the Biological Sciences course at UFS; 5Professor, researcher at the Department of Biosciences at UFS. Introduction: Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disease characterized clinically by the onset of tremor, stiffness, bradykinesia and postural instability. In addition to motor symptoms, some non-motor…

  • The Calgary Model in the Domiciliary Approach of Patient with Parkinsons Disease

    The Calgary Model in the Domiciliary Approach of Patient with Parkinson’s Disease Farias, L.H.S.1; Tainah Lima Sousa Santana2; Silva, J.P.R3; Santiago Júnior, J.B4; Deise Mendonça, M.F5; Barreiro, M.S.C6 1 Nurse – UFS; 2Nurse-UFS; 3Student of the Physiotherapy Course at UFS; 4Student of the Biological Sciences Course of UFS; 5Professor, researcher at the Department of Biosciences at UFS; 6Professor, researcher at the Nursing Department at UFS Introduction: Parkinson’s disease is a progressive, neurodegenerative pathology characterized by motor disorders. The patient with…