Psychiatric and Cognitive Disorders in Parkinsons Disease by Sergio E. StarksteinPsychiatric and Cognitive Disorders in Parkinsons Disease by Sergio E. Starkstein

Psychiatric and Cognitive Disorders in Parkinsons Disease

bySergio E. Starkstein, Marcelo Merello

Paperback | December 3, 2007

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This book provides a comprehensive account of the emotional and cognitive aspects of Parkinson's 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 Parkinson's 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.
Title:Psychiatric and Cognitive Disorders in Parkinsons DiseaseFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 9.72 × 6.85 × 0.51 inPublished:December 3, 2007Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521663989

ISBN - 13:9780521663984

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Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Epidemiologic, clinical and therapeutic aspects of Parkinson's disease; 3. Parkinsonism and Parkinson's disease; 4. Cognitive deficits in Parkinson's disease; 5. Depression in Parkinson's disease; 6. Anxiety, phobias, apathy and premorbid personality in Parkinson's disease; 7. Neuropsychologic and psychiatric side-effects of antiparkinsonian medication; 8. Treatment of psychiatric disorders in Parkinson's disease; Appendix; References; Index.

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"The authors' expertise regarding the neurological and psychiatric domain of Parkinson's disease is beyond question, and their research is impressively thorough. Their work is to the point, and their language is well focused and distinct. The book abundantly meets their objectives and provides the reader with an up-to-date panorama of PD and many other neurodegenerative issues. Well organized...I highly recommend this book." The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry