Focus on Neurology and Psychiatry

The Challenges of Recognizing Parkinson’s Disease Psychosis

March 6, 201515 min
Host: Anthony Alessi, MD

The majority of patients with Parkinson’s disease develop psychosis during the course of their disease. Prevalence reports of Parkinson’s disease psychosis vary widely, with estimates ranging from 16% to 75%. So, how can clinicians screen for Parkinson’s disease psychosis and recognize its signs? Host Dr. Anthony Alessi welcomes Dr. Kevin Black, Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology, Radiology, and Neurobiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri, to discuss the challenges in diagnosing Parkinson's disease psychosis.This program is intended for healthcare providers and is not approved for continuing medical education credit. Sponsored by © ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. All rights reserved. PDP-0066 4/15

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