Antipsychotics Worsen Outcomes in Parkinson's Disease Psychosis

October 7, 2015

Published in the October 1, 2015 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, the study found that participants (age 30 to 80 years with an established diagnosis of idiopathic Parkinson’s disease and moderate to severe psychosis) who were treated with antipsychotics were four times more likely to die 3 to 6 months after treatment than those who did not receive antipsychotic drugs.