Robin Williams Likely Suffered from Lewy Body Dementia, Possible Hallucinations

November 12, 2014 3:08 PM

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Robin Williams Likely Suffered from Lewy Body Dementia, Possible Hallucinations

Robin Williams' wife confirmed he was battling the early stages of Parkinson's disease before he tragically took his own life Aug. 11, but newly released autopsy details reveal that he was also suffering from a form of dementia.

Per Today, the main conclusion in the coroner's report was "...findings in this case support the diagnosis of of diffuse Lewy body dementia." This disease can cause visual hallucinations which can be frightening and cause people to act out, confirmed Dr. James Galvin, professor of neurology at New Y...

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