Assessment and Management of Neuropsychiatric Symptoms in Parkinson’s Disease

@article{Mueller2018AssessmentAM,
  title={Assessment and Management of Neuropsychiatric Symptoms in Parkinson’s Disease},
  author={Christoph Mueller and Anto P. Rajkumar and Yi Min Wan and Latha Velayudhan and Dominic H. Ffytche and Kallol Ray Chaudhuri and Dag Aarsland},
  journal={CNS Drugs},
  year={2018},
  volume={32},
  pages={621-635}
}
Neuropsychiatric symptoms are highly prevalent in Parkinson’s disease and associated with decreased quality of life and adverse health outcomes. In this review, the assessment and management of common neuropsychiatric symptoms are discussed: depression, anxiety, psychosis, cognitive impairment, dementia and apathy. Validated assessment scales are now available for the majority of symptoms. Balancing dopaminergic therapy plays an important role in their management as increasing doses of… 
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