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Personal Stories

Watch videos of people who have been affected by Parkinson’s disease–related hallucinations and delusions.*

*Individual experiences may vary.

 

Personal Stories

Watch videos of people who have been affected by Parkinson’s disease–related hallucinations and delusions.*

*Individual experiences may vary.

 

Patty and Bruce:
Understanding hallucinations

Dr. Joseph Friedman, a neurologist who specializes in Parkinson’s disease (PD), speaks to Patty and her husband, Bruce, about the hallucinations he is experiencing.

Click to play Patty and Bruce talking to neurologist, Doctor Friedman
 
 
Click to play Drew and Nora's story about when Parkinson's-related hallucinations seem real

Drew and Nora: When hallucinations seem real

Drew, a caregiver to his wife, Nora, learned about PD-related hallucinations and delusions for the first time when Nora saw people in their home who weren't really there.

Click to play Patty and Bruce's story of their journey

Patty and Bruce: Their journey

Meet Patty and her husband, Bruce, who experiences PD-related hallucinations and delusions. They speak to Bruce's neurologist about this aspect of PD.

Click to play Patty and Bruce talking to neurologist, Doctor Friedman, about Parkinson's-related hallucinations

Patty and Bruce: Understanding hallucinations

Dr. Joseph Friedman, a neurologist who specializes in PD, speaks to Patty and her husband, Bruce, about the hallucinations he is experiencing.

Click to play Patty and Bruce talking to neurologist, Doctor Friedman, about Parkinson's-related delusions symptoms

Patty and Bruce: Understanding delusions

Patty and her husband, Bruce, talk with his neurologist, Dr. Friedman, about recognizing symptoms of delusions and how they might affect them both.

Click to play Patty and Bruce's story from Patty's perspective

Patty and Bruce: A caregiver's perspective

Once Patty understood that Bruce's delusions were related to his PD, they became less hurtful to her and she could focus on what's important.

Click to play Yvette's experience with Parkinson's-related hallucinations

Yvette speaks to Dr. Friedman

Meet Yvette, who experiences PD-related hallucinations and delusions. She speaks with her neurologist and the head nurse from her assisted living facility about this aspect of her disease.

Click to play neurologist, Doctor Friedman, discussing Parkinson's- related hallucinations in a long-term care setting.

Yvette: Experiencing hallucinations

Dr. Joseph Friedman, neurologist, and Crystall, an assisted living nurse, discuss hallucinations associated with PD in a long-term care setting with Yvette.

Click to play neurologist, Doctor Friedman, discussing recognizing Parkinson's-related delusions, with Yvette

Yvette: Recognizing delusions

Delusions can seem very real to the person who believes them. In this video, Dr. Friedman speaks to Yvette about her belief that people are taking her brother to a casino.

Click to play neurologist, Doctor Friedman, discussing treating people with PD, with Crystal, an assisted living nurse

Yvette: Getting help

Dr. Friedman and Nurse Crystall talk about treating people who are experiencing PD-related hallucinations and delusions and also live in a long-term care setting.

 
 

Prepare a doctor discussion guide for your next appointment

 

Are you or the person you care for affected by PD-related hallucinations and delusions? Talking to your doctor may help with diagnosis. Start preparing for your next visit by creating a customized guide. All you have to do is answer a few questions. You can download the entire guide, or print it and bring it with you to your next doctor's appointment.*

*Please know that we do not save your information.