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Psychiatric and Cognitive Disorders in Parkinsons Disease Sergio E. Starkstein

Psychiatric and Cognitive Disorders in Parkinsons Disease

Sergio E. Starkstein

Published August 16th 2007
ISBN : 9780521663984
Paperback
240 pages
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This book provides a comprehensive account of the emotional and cognitive aspects of Parkinsons disease, derived from the neurological and psychiatric assessment of hundreds of patients by the authors. It offers a thorough survey of the publishedMoreThis book provides a comprehensive account of the emotional and cognitive aspects of Parkinsons 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 Parkinsons 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.