Just One More Question About Parkinson’s Disease Psychosis!
We took your top concerns to one the country’s leading Parkinson's disease doctors to get clarity on this complex issue.
Ever notice how your doctor’s appointments skate on by before you’re able to ask half the questions you’ve been storing up? That’s where HealthCentral’s “Just One More Question!” video series come into play. We're here to ask the top doctors in their field everything you wished you'd had time for, and then some.
For this edition on Parkinson’s disease psychosis, we asked Andrew S. Feigin, M.D., director of the Fresco Institute for Parkinson’s & Movement Disorders at NYU Langone Health in New York City, to explain the nuances of this challenging condition, along with ways loved ones can play a role in their care. Here’s what he told us.
What Is Parkinson’s Disease Psychosis?
Understanding the symptoms of this challenging condition is the first step to managing it.
How Is Parkinson’s Disease Psychosis Diagnosed?
There is no single test for Parkinson's disease psychosis, so doctors rely on reports from patients and families.
How Is Parkinson’s Disease Psychosis Treated?
Promising new medications are helping patients manage symptoms of psychosis without disrupting treatment for Parkinson's itself.
What Are the Risk Factors For Parkinson’s Disease Psychosis?
Learn how the disease, and the medications you may take for it, can contribute to the development of PD psychosis.
How Can Parkinson’s Disease Psychosis Be Prevented?
There is no cure or single way to stop PD psychosis from occurring, but there are good treatments available to help.
What Is the Difference Between a Delusion and a Hallucination in Parkinson’s Disease Psychosis?
Psychosis can make you see things that aren't there and believe things that aren't true.