Psychiatric and Cognitive Manifestations of Parkinson's Disease

Sponsored by Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Phase Quota
Phase N/A

Parkinson's Disease (PD) is often thought of as affecting movement only. In fact, most patients also experience psychiatric and cognitive symptoms, sometimes from the disease itself, and sometimes as a side-effect of PD medications. The goals of this study are to evaluate the causes, effects, and clinical correlates of psychiatric and cognitive symptoms in PD.

Study Start Date: June 2006

Estimated Completion Date: June 2016

Specialties: Internal Medicine: Neurology,Psychiatry Psychiatry: Neuropsych Sciences,Psychotherapy/analysis Neurology: Movement Disorders,Neuropsych Sciences


No interventions cited

Inclusion criteria

  • Diagnosis of idiopathic Parkinson's Disease
  • Age >=21 and <=99
  • Capacity to provide informed consent
  • Ability to complete the questionnaires

Exclusion criteria

  • Dementia (MMSE <25)
  • Terminal illness (life expectancy < 12 months)
  • Presence of a neurodegenerative disorder other than Parkinson's Disease

Study Locations And Contact Information

  • NYU School of Medicine, New York New York
  • NYU School of Medicine, New York New York

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