Santiago Vásquez-Builes, Semillero de neurociencias, Universidad CES, Medellín, Colombia; Clinical Neurology, Instituto Neurológico de Colombia, Medellín, Colombia Catalina Salazar-Duque, Semillero de neurociencias, Universidad CES, Medellín, Colombia María P. Tieck-Fernández, Semillero de neurociencias, Universidad CES, Medellín, Colombia Isabel C. Rojas-Gallego, Semillero de neurociencias, Universidad CES, Medellín, Colombia Gustavo A. Díaz-Silva, Semillero de neurociencias, Universidad CES, Medellín, Colombia; Clinical Neurology, Instituto Neurológico de Colombia, Medellín, Colombia


Drug-induced parkinsonism is the main cause of secondary parkinsonism in the world. Antipsychotics, antidepressants, and mood stabilizers are the most common drugs implicated in the parkinsonism. This is why psychiatrists and neurologists must have deep knowledge of the diverse aspects of these disorders, to take the best diagnostic and therapeutic approaches.



Keywords: Parkinsonism. Drug-induced parkinsonism. Psychiatrist.