Approximately 50% of patients with PD may develop hallucinations and/or delusions over the course of their disease1
PD psychosis adds to the burden of caring for a patient with PD2-4
The hallucinations and delusions associated with PD psychosis can be serious and can progress5
Patients with PD psychosis often remain silent about their symptoms6,7
Symptoms of PD psychosis may change over time5,8
Most patients with hallucinations will progress to more severe symptoms of PD psychosis, such as hallucinations without insight or delusions 5
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The importance of symptom recognition in
Proactively discussing the link between PD and the possibility of PD psychosis can help you identify and manage symptoms appropriately9
Seeing things that aren't there, such as people (living or deceased), animals, or objects
Hearing things that others don't, like hearing voices or music
Smelling things that aren’t there, like unusual odors
Feeling something that isn't there, like something touching or moving on the skin
Tasting something that isn't there, like experiencing an unusual taste in the mouth
Delusions of Persecution9,11,12
Beliefs of conspiracy (being followed, a room being bugged, telephones being tapped)
Delusions of Jealousy9,11,12
Beliefs of infidelity (a significant other is having an affair with someone)
Delusions of Reference9,11,12
Beliefs that insignificant remarks or statements refer to the patient (walking into a room of people laughing and assuming they are laughing at him/her)
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