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01 Dec 2005

Parkinsons
Hello,
Please would you tell me if someone with Parkinsons can have mental health issues. My Father has being admitted into a pyschiatric hospital. I was wondering if this was due to his Parkinsons and if it is related.
Thank you
Jason
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cyberdoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear Jas,
People with Parkinsons can develop mental illness - they usually develop depression but can also develop dementia which makes them very disorientated, forgetful etc. It could be related to his Parkinsons.
(www.pdcaregiver.org/WhatIsParkinsons.html - for more info)
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