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Psychiatric Morbidity in Parkinson’s Disease: A Case Report
American Journal of Life Sciences
Volume 1, Issue 2, April 2013, Pages: 27-30
Received: Apr. 3, 2013; Published: Apr. 2, 2013
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Amitabh Saha, Department of Psychiatry, Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, India
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Psychiatric disorders like anxiety and depression are common in patients with Parkinson’s disease. Patients are needed to be managed on a comprehensive basis, in which he can receive psychiatric management along with his medical advice and prescription. Parkinson’s disease is an illness affecting the geriatric age group resulting in debilitating and disfiguring disease associated with the presence of resting tremor, bradykinesia, and postural instability. The prevalence of social anxiety disorder in these patients is important, because further determines the improvement of the patient and his response to drugs.
Parkinson’s Disease, Social Phobia, Anxiety Disorder, Debilitating Disorder, Depression, Bradykinesia, Antiparkinson’s Medications
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Amitabh Saha, Psychiatric Morbidity in Parkinson’s Disease: A Case Report, American Journal of Life Sciences. Vol. 1, No. 2, 2013, pp. 27-30. doi: 10.11648/j.ajls.20130102.11
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