Psychosis in parkinson’s disease

Matthew Remz, Meagen Salinas

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Abstract

Clinically defined by consensus in 2007, Parkinson’s disease psychosis (PDP) encompasses psychiatric symptoms of illusions, hallucinations, and delusions associated with Parkinson’s disease. Since that time, an increase in research has yielded new insights into clinical features of PDP, how these symptoms evolve over time, and novel therapeutic targets. This article re-views the literature surrounding PDP, highlighting the spectrum of clinical manifestations, the pathophysiology, and treatment options. The article concludes with a treatment strategy incorporating the reviewed evidence.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)113-120
Number of pages8
JournalPsychiatric Annals
Volume50
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 2020

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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