Psychiatric and Cognitive Disorders in Parkinson's Disease

Psychiatric and Cognitive Disorders in Parkinson's Disease

eBook - 2002
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Starkstein (La Sagrada Familia Clinic and the Buenos Aires Neuropsychiatric Center, Buenos Aires) and Merello (Ra·l Carrea Institute of Neurological Research-FLENI, Buenos Aires) base their text on the neurological and psychiatric assessment of hundreds of patients they have treated. They provide an overview of the clinical features and treatment of Parkinson's disease (PD), and associated depressive disorders, anxiety, phobias, apathy, hallucinations, delusions and sleep disorders. Coverage also includes specific cognitive deficits in PD, psychiatric and cognitive side- effects of anti-Parkinsonian medications, and new surgical treatments. For clinicians working with PD patients. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Cambridge Univ Pr
A clear, comprehensive and practical account of the emotional and cognitive aspects of Parkinson's disease.
This book provides a comprehensive account of the emotional and cognitive aspects of Parkinson's disease, derived from the neurological and psychiatric assessment of hundreds of patients by the authors. It offers a thorough survey of the published literature on the topic and readers will find a complete and helpful overview of the clinical features and treatment of Parkinson's disease, followed by discussions of associated depressive disorders, anxiety, phobias, apathy, hallucinations, delusions, and sleep disorders. The authors also discuss specific cognitive deficits and the mechanisms for these disorders, as well as the psychiatric and cognitive side effects of anti-parkinsonian medications and new surgical treatments.

Blackwell North Amer
Emotional and cognitive disorders are common in Parkinson's disease, but are frequently overlooked or undertreated. This book provides a comprehensive account of these aspects of Parkinson's disease, based on the neurologic and psychiatric assessment of hundreds of patients by the authors. It also offers a thorough survey of the published literature on the topic.
Readers will find a complete and helpful overview of the clinical features and treatment of Parkinson's disease, followed by discussion of associated depressive disorders, anxiety, phobias, apathy, hallucinations, delusions and sleep disorders. Specific cognitive deficits are also discussed, and the mechanisms for these disorders explored. In addition, the book addresses the psychiatric and cognitive side-effects of antiparkinsonian medications and new surgical treatments.
Offering sufficient scientific detail for the specialist in neurology and psychiatry, the clear practical guidelines, case studies and rating scales will meet the needs of all clinicians working with Parkinson's disease patients.

Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002
ISBN: 9780511040696
0511040695
9780511118197
0511118198
9780511544279
0511544278
0521663059
9780521663052
Characteristics: 1 online resource (x, 229 pages)
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Additional Contributors: Merello, Marcelo J. 1961-

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