Mood and psychosis in Parkinson Disease

Psychotic symptoms are common in Parkinson’s disease (PD), affecting nearly 50% of all patients over the course of the disease. Neurodegenerative  illness in the United States, affecting more than 1 million persons. Disease onset is usually after age 50. In persons older than 70 years, the prevalence is 1.5% to 2.5%.1 while the primary pathology involves degeneration of dopaminergic neurons in the substantia nigra, circuits important in emotion and cognition—such as the serotonergic, adrenergic, cholinergic, frontal dopaminergic pathways, Biological markers, Anxiety disorder, Depression and emotional changes, Lewy Bodies, Antipsychotics, Deep brain Stimulation.

  • Biological markers
  • Anxiety disorder
  • Depression and emotional changes
  • Lewy Bodies
  • Antipsychotics
  • Deep brain stimulation

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