Psychiatric and Cognitive Disorders in Parkinson's Disease
Published: 2002-07-29 | ISBN: 0521663059 | PDF | 240 pages | 3 Mb
This book provides a comprehensive account of emotional and cognitive aspects of Parkinson's disease, based on the neurological and psychiatric assessment of hundreds of patients by the authors. It covers depressive disorders, anxiety, phobias, apathy, hallucinations, delusions and sleep disorders, and specific cognitive deficits are also discussed. It also reviews the psychiatric and cognitive side effects of anti-parkinsonian treatments. Offering sufficient scientific detail for the specialist in neurology and psychiatry, the practical emphasis will meet the needs of all clinicians working with Parkinson's disease patients.