Psychosis Common With Late-stage Parkinson’s, Study Reports

Psychosis Common With Late-stage Parkinson’s, Study Reports

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Psychosis Common With Late-stage Parkinson’s, Study Reports

Psychosis, including hallucinations and delusions, is frequent in people with late-stage Parkinson’s disease a study reported, after psychotic symptoms were confirmed in more than half of the 92 patients examined. Some degree of cognitive impairment was found in almost all evaluated patients, with study participants diagnosed a mean of 15.9 years ago, its researchers noted. The risk of psychosis in this late-stage population was also 5.8-times higher for those with a high number of other psychiatric…

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