Neuropsychiatry of Diffuse Lewy Body Dementia & Parkinson’s Disease Dementia
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Lewy Body Disease is one of the most common dementia-causing conditions but may be difficult to distinguish early in its course given the significant overlap with features of Alzheimer’s. This session will discuss early and unique features of Lewy Body disease to provide tools for learners to more easily recognize the diagnosis. Treatments relevant to symptomatic features, including cognitive & psychiatric manifestations, will also be discussed.
- Define Lewy Body Disease and dementia.
- Explain underlying pathophysiology of Lewy Body Disease.
- Differentiate between Parkinson Dementia (PDD) and Lewy Body Dementia (DLB).
- Review key identifiable features that make PDD and DLB stand out.
- Discuss treatments for cognitive and psychiatric symptoms.
Recording date: November 13, 2021
Date of original release: January 10, 2022
Most recent review/update: January 10, 2022
Termination date: January 9, 2025
Kiel Morris, DO
Broadlawns Medical Center
- Specialty: Geriatric Medicine
- Medical School: Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Des Moines, Iowa
- Residency: Broadlawns Medical Center, Des Moines, Iowa
- 0.75 CE Contact Hour(s)