Silver Book Fact

Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease Psychosis in Half of Parkinson’s Disease Patients

Fact image

Forsaa E, Larsen J, Wentzel-Larsen T, Goetz C, et al. A 12-Year Population-Based Study of Psychosis in Parkinson’s Disease. Arch Neurolo. 2010; 67(8): 996-1001. https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamaneurology/fullarticle/800964

Reference

Title
A 12-Year Population-Based Study of Psychosis in Parkinson’s Disease
Publication
Arch Neurolo
Publication Date
2010
Authors
Forsaa E, Larsen J, Wentzel-Larsen T, Goetz C, et al.
Volume & Issue
Volume 67, Issue 8
Pages
996-1001
URL
Read Full Resource

Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

Related Facts

  • Sixty-four percent of Medicare beneficiaries aged ≥65 years living in a nursing home have Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.  
  • By 2050, the number of people age 65 and older with Alzheimer’s disease may triple, from 5.2 million to a projected 11 million to 16 million, barring the development of medical…  
  • By the time the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease are apparent, as much as 80% of dopamine-producing cells have been damaged.  
  • An estimated 5.4 million Americans of all ages have Alzheimer’s disease in 2012, including 5.2 million people age 65 and older.  
  • Projected Alzheimer’s Disease Prevalence, 2000-2100