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Approximately 50% of patients with PD may develop hallucinations and/or delusions over the course of their disease1

Approximately 50% of patients may develop hallucinations and/or delusions over the course of their disease
 

PD psychosis adds to the burden of caring for a patient with PD2-4

The hallucinations and delusions associated with PD psychosis can be serious and can progress5

Patients with PD psychosis often remain silent about their symptoms6,7

80% to 90% of Patients with Parkinson’s Disease Psychosis Don’t Voluntarily Report Symptoms80% to 90% of Patients with Parkinson’s Disease Psychosis Don’t Voluntarily Report Symptoms
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Symptoms of PD psychosis may change over time5,8

When Patients Lose Insight Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease Psychosis May Become Threatening, Icon

Most patients with hallucinations will progress to more severe symptoms of PD psychosis, such as hallucinations without insight or delusions 5

Receive the latest information on PD psychosis and NUPLAZID® (pimavanserin).

The importance of symptom recognition in
PD psychosis

Proactively discussing the link between PD and the possibility of PD psychosis can help you identify and manage symptoms appropriately9

Hallucinations9:

Abnormal perceptions without a physical stimulus that can involve any sensory modality

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Visual Hallucinations9,10

Seeing things that aren't there, such as people (living or deceased), animals, or objects

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Auditory Hallucinations9,10

Hearing things that others don't, like hearing voices or music

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Olfactory Hallucinations9,10

Smelling things that aren’t there, like unusual odors

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Tactile Hallucinations9,10

Feeling something that isn't there, like something touching or moving on the skin

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Gustatory Hallucinations9,10

Tasting something that isn't there, like experiencing an unusual taste in the mouth

Delusions9:

False, fixed, idiosyncratic beliefs that are maintained despite evidence to the contrary

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Delusions of Persecution9,11,12

Beliefs of conspiracy (being followed, a room being bugged, telephones being tapped)

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Delusions of Jealousy9,11,12

Beliefs of infidelity (a significant other is having an affair with someone)

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Delusions of Reference9,11,12

Beliefs that insignificant remarks or statements refer to the patient (walking into a room of people laughing and assuming they are laughing at him/her)

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