Prevalence and Clinical Correlates of Psychotic Symptoms in Parkinson Disease

  title={Prevalence and Clinical Correlates of Psychotic Symptoms in Parkinson Disease},
  author={Jan P. Larsen and Jeffrey L. Cummings and Knut Laake},
Results: A total of 245 patients with PD were identified, 235 (95.9%) of whom participated in this study. Twenty-three patients (9.8%) had hallucinations with insight retained, and another 14 patients (6.0%) had more severe hallucinations or delusions. Psychotic symptoms were associated with age, stage and diagnostic subgroup of PD, severity of depression, and cognitive impairment. Type, duration, and dose of antiparkinson drug therapy did not differ between those patients with PD who had or… CONTINUE READING
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