Suicidal ideation in Parkinson's disease.

  title={Suicidal ideation in Parkinson's disease.},
  author={Arthur Melo E Kummer and Francisco Eduardo Costa Cardoso and Ant{\^o}nio L{\'u}cio Teixeira},
  journal={CNS spectrums},
  volume={14 8},
OBJECTIVE To assess the frequency of suicidal ideation and suicide attempts in patients with Parkinson's disease. METHODS The Mini International Neuropsychiatric Interview (MINI), Beck Depression Inventory (BDI), and Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression (HAM-D) were administered to 90 consecutive, non-demented Parkinson's disease patients. They were also submitted to a complete neurologic examination which included brief cognitive batteries, the Mini Mental Status Exam, and Frontal Assessment… CONTINUE READING

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