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Parkinson's disease (PD) psychosis

PD-related delusions and hallucinations distort what is real1

Prevalence of PD psychosis

Prevalence of PD Psychosis

 

  • PD psychosis is a common aspect of Parkinson's disease2

  • More than 50% of patients with PD will develop psychosis over the course of their disease

Patients with PD psychosis often remain silent about their symptoms3,4

Patients with PD psychosis often remain silent about their symptoms
Symptoms of PD psychosis may change over time

Symptoms of PD psychosis may change over time5,6

symptoms of PD psychosis

When patients lose insight, symptoms of PD psychosis may become threatening1,5

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The importance of symptom recognition in PD psychosis

Proactively discussing the link between PD and the possibility of psychosis can help you identify and treat symptoms at the first sign1,6-8

 

Visual
Visual Hallucinations9,10
Usually seeing actual people (living or deceased), or animals
Auditory Hallucinations
Auditory Hallucinations9,10
Often involves hearing voices or music
Olfactory Hallucinations
Olfactory Hallucinations9,10
Smelling things that aren’t there
Tactile Hallucinations
Tactile Hallucinations9,10
Includes the feeling of something touching or moving on the skin
Illusions
Illusions9,10
Misidentification of actual stimuli, for example, believing that a belt is actually a snake
False Sense of Presence
False Sense of Presence9,10
Experience that someone is present when nobody is actually there
Delusions of Persecution
Delusions of Persecution11,12
Beliefs of conspiracy (being followed, a room being bugged, telephones being tapped)
Delusions of Jealousy
Delusions of Jealousy11,12
Beliefs of infidelity (a significant other is having an affair with someone)
Delusions of Reference
Delusions of Reference11,12
Beliefs that insignificant remarks or statements refer to the patient (walking into a room of people laughing and assuming they are laughing at him/her)

 

 

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