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Parkinson’s Disease Psychosis: Watchful Waiting vs Proactive Treatment

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Parkinson’s Disease Psychosis: Watchful Waiting vs Proactive Treatment 

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  • Overview

    Hallucinations and delusions cause a significant number of hospitalizations and nursing home admissions for our patients with Parkinson’s Disease.  Listen to Dr Kevin Black share his approach to timely diagnosis and evidence-based management that can improve the daily lives of these patients and their caregivers.

    Kevin Black, MD
    Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology, Radiology, and Neurobiology
    Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine
    St Louis, Missouri

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    Kevin Black, MD, receives royalties from QuanDyn; is a consultant for SK Life Science, Inc; is on the speakers bureau for ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc; and is a contracted researcher for Emalex Biosciences Inc. 

    Jennifer Caudle, DO, has nothing to disclose. 

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  • Target Audience

    This activity intends to educate neurologists, psychiatrists, and primary care clinicians caring for patients with PDP.

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    After completing this activity, participants will be better able to:

    • Describe the evidence-based rationale for proactive screening, diagnosis, and treatment of Parkinson’s disease psychosis
    • Integrate routine screening for symptoms of psychosis in Parkinson’s disease into practice

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  • Overview

    Hallucinations and delusions cause a significant number of hospitalizations and nursing home admissions for our patients with Parkinson’s Disease.  Listen to Dr Kevin Black share his approach to timely diagnosis and evidence-based management that can improve the daily lives of these patients and their caregivers.