Psychoses in Parkinson's Disease.

  title={Psychoses in Parkinson's Disease.},
  author={Peyser and Naimark and Z{\'u}{\~n}iga and Jeste},
  journal={Seminars in clinical neuropsychiatry},
  volume={3 1},
Psychotic symptoms occur in up to 40% of patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) and other degenerative parkinsonian disorders, usually but not exclusively in the context of their pharmacologic treatment. We describe the following six psychotic syndromes in PD based on existing literature: (1) hallucinations with preserved insight; (2) medication-induced psychotic disorders (in clear consciousness); (3) delirium; (4) schizophrenia-like psychotic disorders (in clear consciousness and in the… CONTINUE READING