Search Results Tagged With Cognitive Health

How does Parkinson's affect cognition? What can be done about it?


Cognitive changes associated with Parkinson’s are mostly a category of thinking skills called executive function.
February 06, 2013

Can you give any additional information about Othello Syndrome in the context of PD?


Othello syndrome describes a form of psychosis in which one has delusional thoughts about their partner having an affair or similar relationship that does not exist. They may misinterpret ‘clues’ to s…
May 16, 2013

Medicine and Cognition


Cognitive problems, namely executive dysfunction is common in Parkinson’s disease. Medicines, of course, can worsen cognition including memory. Although dopaminergic medicines are the most commonly us…
July 28, 2014

What causes hallucinations?


Hallucinations are a side effect associated with dopaminergic medicines used to treat Parkinson’s disease motor symptoms.
April 21, 2013

Three Huge Changes for People with Parkinson's


There are three components to recent changes in the experience and treatment of Parkinson's, all of which have the promise to contribute greatly to the care and everyday quality of life experienced by…
March 13, 2015

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