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Psychiatric Issues in Parkinson's Disease. A Practical Guide
Informa Healthcare, November 2005, Pages: 372
A practical guide to the management of various clinical issues seen in patients with Parkinson's Disease (PD), this text emphasizes the need for coordinated care between the various professionals, as well as between professionals and caregivers. Providing an update on current developments in the neurology and management of PD, as well as the understanding and treatment of non-motor aspects of PD, the book also includes a variety of topics such as depression, psychosis, and anxiety.
NEUROLOGY OF PARKINSON'S DISEASE. An Update on the Neurology of Parkinson's Disease. An Update on the Management of Parkinson's Disease. Management of Advanced Stage Parkinson's Disease. Management of Associated Non-Motor Somatic Symptoms. COGNITIVE DYSFUNCTION IN PARKINSON'S DISEASE. Cognitive Impairment. Dementia. Dementia Secondary to Parkinson's disease vs. Dementia with Lewy Bodies. PSYCHIATRIC DISTURBANCES. Depression. Anxiety. Psychosis. Sleep. Behavioral Disturbances and Disinhibition Syndromes. SPECIAL TOPICS. Disability. Coping and Therapy. Personality. Rehabilitation. Nursing Home Issues. Advocacy Groups. Caregiver Issues. Appendix A. Resources. Appendix B. Standard Dosing of Psychiatric Medications in Patients with PD
Matthew Menza, MD, is Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology, and Acting Chair of the Department of Psychiatry, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA.
Laura Marsh, MD, is Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.