Diagnosis and management of psychosis in Parkinson's disease

Authors

  • Javed Latoo MBBS, DPM, MRCPsych,

  • Minal Mistry BM, BSc, MRCPsych, MSc, PGDipEd,

  • Francis J Dunne MRCPsych, FRCPsych


Abstract

Parkinson's disease is associated with a high prevalence of psychiatric co-morbidity including psychosis. In this review, Dr Latoo and colleagues discuss the epidemiology, aetiology and diagnosis of psychosis in Parkinson's disease and emphasise the importance of close liaison between neurologists and psychiatrists for optimal management.

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