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Depression

Painting with Parkinson’s: All About Art Therapy

Date: 
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Author: 
Parkinson's Foundation

Every year, the top Parkinson’s experts from around the world who treat people with Parkinson’s at a Parkinson’s Foundation-designated Center of Excellence (a department or clinic within a hospital that specializes in PD) convene to discuss the latest Parkinson’s research and treatments.

Category: 
Research Round Up

Combating Depression

Depression is one of the major, and most common, challenges for people living with Parkinson’s disease (PD). Everyone feels sad from time to time and it is normal to experience stress when faced with a difficult disease such as Parkinson’s. However, the sadness that is part of being human can become a significant problem if it crosses into the realm of clinical depression and is left untreated.

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

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

Objectives

  • 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

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