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Episode 2 – Making the Case for a Diagnosis of PDP

  • Authors: George T. Grossberg, MD; Mark F. Lew, MD
  • CME / ABIM MOC Released: 10/20/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 10/20/2023
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  • Credits Available

    Physicians - maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

    ABIM Diplomates - maximum of 0.50 ABIM MOC points

    You Are Eligible For

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    • ABIM MOC points

Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for neurologists, psychiatrists, and primary care physicians.

The goal of this activity is that learners will be better able to recognize and effectively manage patients with PD psychosis (PDP) and PD dementia (PDD).

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have greater competence related to
    • Ability to diagnose PDP
  • Demonstrate greater confidence in their ability to
    • Diagnose PDP


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  • George T. Grossberg, MD

    Professor and Director 
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry 
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience 
    St Louis University School of Medicine 
    St Louis, Missouri 


    George T. Grossberg, MD, has the following relevant financial relationships: 
    Consultant or advisor for: Acadia; Avanir; Axsome; Biogen; BioXcel; Genentech; Karuna; Lundbeck; Otsuka; Roche; Takeda
    Research funding from: Janssen; Lilly
    Other: Safety Monitoring Committees: Anavex; EryDel; Intra-cellular Therapies; Merck; Newron


  • Mark F. Lew, MD

    Professor of Neurology
    Director Division of Movement Disorders
    VanDerMeulen Chair in Parkinson’s Research
    In Honor of Robert J Pasarow
    Co-Director Anenberg Center for Biomarkers in Parkinson’s Disease and Other Neurodegenerative Disorders
    University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine
    Los Angeles, California


    Mark F. Lew, MD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: Acorda; Adamas; Kyowa; Neurocrine; Sunovion; Supernus
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: Acorda; Adamas; Kyowa; Neurocrine
    Research funding from: Jazz Pharma; Neuraly; Pharm2B; Sun Pharma


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    Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC


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  • Susan L. Smith, MN, PhD

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC


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Episode 2 – Making the Case for a Diagnosis of PDP


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