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Psychosis in Patients With Parkinson Disease Without Dementia
Veronica Hackethal, MD
Aug 30, 2017
Psychotic Affective Disorders
How common is psychosis in PD? Implications? Risk factors? Insights here, and measures that may help.
Parkinson disease (PD) psychosis is a clinical marker for increased disease burden.
Single Center Prospective Study of Psychosis in PD without Dementia
Psychosis Common in PD without Dementia, Linked to Worse PD Symptoms
Psychosis Risk Increased with Dopamine Agonists
Limitations: Participants came from a tertiary care center, and may have been more educated than average
Avoid Dopamine Agonists in PD Visual Symptoms but without Dementia
Take Home Points
1. Barrett MJ, Smolkin ME, Flanigan JL, et al.
Characteristics, correlates, and assessment of psychosis in Parkinson disease without dementia
Parkinsonism Relat Disord.
July 15, 2017. DOI: 10.1016/j.parkreldis.2017.07.011.
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