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Parallel Session 3404

Etiology and Management of Neuropsychiatric Complications in Parkinson’s Disease

Saturday, September 17, 2022
15:00 – 17:00

In this session, the faculty will discuss current understanding and recent developments in our understanding of the etiologies of psychiatric complications in Parkinson’s disease, and how it informs clinical management.

Daniel Weintraub, USA
Ruey-Meei Robin Wu, Taiwan

DBS and Psychiatric Symptoms
Haidar Dafsari, Germany

Parkinson’s Disease Psychosis
Javier Pagonabarraga, Spain

Impulse Control Disorders in Parkinson’s Disease
Andrew Evans, Australia

CSPC Liaisons:
Daniel Weintraub, USA
Ruey-Meei Robin Wu, Taiwan

At the conclusion of this session, participants should be better able to:

  1. Describe the psychiatric symptoms related to deep brain stimulation and its underlying pathophysiology in Parkinson’s disease
  2. Summarize the clinical manifestation and etiology of psychosis in Parkinson’s disease; and the management of the psychiatric complications in Parkinson’s disease
  3. Discuss the therapeutic options of impulse control disorder by weighing the risks and benefits of psychiatric approach and Parkinson’s disease therapy

Recommended Audience:
Clinician/General Neurology

Education Level:


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