Psychiatric aspects in Parkinsonism treated with L-dopa.

  title={Psychiatric aspects in Parkinsonism treated with L-dopa.},
  author={Antonio R. Damasio and J Lobo-Antunes and Camila D S Macedo},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  volume={34 5},
Psychiatric aspects of patients with Parkinsonism treated with L-dopa are described. These include acute psychosis in patients with or without previous psychiatric illness and worsening or improvement of pre-existing psychiatric conditions. Therapeutic management is discussed The relevance of these studies to the understanding of the psychiatric aspects of Parkinsonism in general is discussed. 

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