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Psychosis associated to Parkinson's disease in the early stages: relevance of cognitive decline and depression
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    Psychotic symptoms in the early stages of Parkinson's disease
    • Osamu Kano
    • Other Contributors:
      • Ken Ikeda, Yasuo Iwasaki

    We read with great interest a recent article by Morgante et al1 concerning the prevalence of psychosis associated with Parkinson disease. Psychotic symptoms, mainly visual hallucinations (VHs), occur in about one -third of patients, and thought to be a complication of antiparkinsonian treatment. However, they reported that psychotic type symptoms of PD, such as VHs, might occur more frequently in the early stage compared w...

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