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Expert Briefings: A Closer Look at Anxiety and Depression in Parkinson's Disease

Laura Marsh , Education: M.D. , Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX


  • Recognize and distinguish depressive and anxiety symptoms over the course of PD
  • Describe methods for evaluating depression and anxiety in PD patients.
  • Discuss treatments for depression and anxiety in PD


Tips for Daily Living: 6 Psychotherapy and Counseling Myths, Debunked

Saturday, April 1, 2017
Parkinson's Foundation

In Mood: A Mind's Guide to Parkinson’s, the newest educational book from the Parkinson’s Foundation, we explore mood changes associated with Parkinson’s disease (PD), why people with Parkinson’s might experience these changes and how to treat and cope with them.

Tips for Daily Living: Preparing for Winter with Parkinson’s Disease

Monday, December 12, 2016
Annie Wallis, MSW, LSW

Winter often brings unexpected weather and for many, the shorter days can lead to vitamin D deficiency, increasing chances of developing seasonal depression. The good news is that the Parkinson's Foundation Ohio Chapter has gathered these tips to help people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) and their caregivers ensure that PD-related needs are accounted for this winter.

What's Hot in PD? Measuring Quality and Assessing Depression in Parkinson’s Disease

Monday, April 2, 2012
Dr. Michael S. Okun

April is Parkinson’s disease awareness month and we thought it would be fitting to discuss how we are approaching the measurement of quality, and how best to measure depression at the bedside in Parkinson’s disease. The NPF has been committed to improving the quality of care throughout its Centers of Excellence network and throughout the world by funding and promoting the Quality Improvement Initiative Study.

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