Neuropsychiatric Symptoms Are Associated with Dementia in Parkinson’s Disease but Not Predictive of it

Neuropsychiatric Symptoms Are Associated with Dementia in Parkinson’s Disease but Not Predictive of it
Mov Disord Clin Pract. 2021 Feb 18;8(3):390-399. doi: 10.1002/mdc3.13151. eCollection 2021 Apr.ABSTRACTBACKGROUND: Neuropsychiatric symptoms in Parkinson's disease (PD) may increase dementia (PDD) risk. The predictive value of these symptoms, however, has not been compared to clinical and demographic predictors of future PDD.OBJECTIVES: Determine if neuropsychiatric symptoms are useful markers of PDD risk.METHODS: 328 PD participants completed baseline neuropsychiatric and MDS-Task ... read more
Source: PubMedPublished on 2021-04-05By Kyla-Louise Horne