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Table 1 Demographic and clinical data, mental disorder history and medication of older adults with depression and parkinsonian symptoms on hospital admission

From: Differences in cause and 12-month follow-up outcome of parkinsonian symptoms in depressed older adults treated with antipsychotics: a case series

Case No Age range Education (in years) Neuropsychological assessment at admission Duration of current depressive syndrome (in years) Past mental disorder diagnoses Age of onset of the first mental disorder episode Medication on admission (in mg/day) Comorbidities
    Geriatric depression scale score Mini mental state examination score      
1 71–85 12 12 21 1 Μajor depression 69 Amisulpiride (100), venlafaxine (75), mirtazapine (30), ferrous sulfate, nifedipine (40) Anaemia, hypertension
2 71–85 14 14 27 1 Severe depressive episode with psychotic symptoms 72 Risperidone (3), sertraline (200 mg), mirtazapine (30), lorazepam (2.5), irbesartan (150), metoprolol (100) Hypertension, hypothyreroidism
3 56–70 14 14 28 1 Severe depressive episode with psychotic symptoms 57 Olanzapine (5), mirtazapine (45), alprazolam (3), flunitrazepam (1), biperiden (4) None
4 56–70 14 15 20 1 Moderate to severe depressive episode 36 Haloperidol (10), venlafaxine (150), lorazepam (7.5), biperiden (6), pindolol (5), rosuvastatin (10), atorvastatin (10) Hypertension, dislipidemia
5 71–85 8 12 27 1 Moderate to severe depressive episode with psychotic symptoms 77 Haloperidol (10), sertraline (100), bromazepam (3), amiloride hydrochloride/hydrochlorothiazide (5/50) Hypertension
6 71–85 12 14 23 1 Bipolar disorder 54 Risperidone (3), mirtazapine (45), gabapentin (600), clonazepam (2), baclofen (20), metformin (2000), rosuvastin (20), bisoprolol fumarate (5), Levothyroxine sodium (125 μg) Hypertension, diabetes mellitus, coronary heart disease, dyslipidemia, hypothyroidism
7 71–85 6 15 27 1 Severe depressive episode with psychotic symptoms 76 Haloperidol (20), venlafaxine (150), pramipexol (0.18), quinapril (20), rabeprazole (10) Hypertension
8 56–70 12 13 19 1 Moderate to severe depressive episodes 55 Quetiapine (100), duloxetine (30), pregabalin (75), levodopa/benserazide (200/50) Hypertension