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Parkinsons symptoms in brain--does it cause dementia or depression?
16 doctors weighed in

Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
6 doctors agree
In brief: Both!
Up to 60% of parkinson's patient experience mild to moderate depression and 20% of patients will develop dementia.

In brief: Both!
Up to 60% of parkinson's patient experience mild to moderate depression and 20% of patients will develop dementia.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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Dr. Neil Liebowitz
Psychiatry
6 doctors agree
In brief: Yes to both
Not all patients with parkinsons are alike and can have a variety of symptoms.
Depression sometimes occurs early or late in course of illness. Dementia is usually a late complications and doesn't occur in everyone.

In brief: Yes to both
Not all patients with parkinsons are alike and can have a variety of symptoms.
Depression sometimes occurs early or late in course of illness. Dementia is usually a late complications and doesn't occur in everyone.
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
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Dr. Maureen Nash
Psychiatry - Geriatric
5 doctors agree
In brief: Parkinsons disease
Depression, anxiety, paranoia, hallucinations and dementia often occur in those with parkinsons disease.
Many things besides parkinsons disease can cause symptoms that seem similar to parkinsons disease but are'nt related to the above symptoms.

In brief: Parkinsons disease
Depression, anxiety, paranoia, hallucinations and dementia often occur in those with parkinsons disease.
Many things besides parkinsons disease can cause symptoms that seem similar to parkinsons disease but are'nt related to the above symptoms.
Dr. Maureen Nash
Dr. Maureen Nash
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Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
In parkinson's disease dementia occurs with the progression of disease, but not everybody becomes demented.
Depression might occur at the beginning of the disease or later during the disease process.

In brief: Yes
In parkinson's disease dementia occurs with the progression of disease, but not everybody becomes demented.
Depression might occur at the beginning of the disease or later during the disease process.
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Dr. Miroslava Fox
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