Mood: A Mind Guide to Parkinson's Disease

Mood: A Mind Guide to Parkinson's Disease

Everyone experiences changes in mood over the course of any given day, week, month and year. But “mood changes” is a broad term that can mean different things to different people. This guide explains what mood changes can happen in Parkinson’s disease (PD), why people with Parkinson’s might experience these changes and how to treat and cope with them.

Not everyone develops every symptom of Parkinson’s disease, but if you’re affected, non-motor symptoms including depression, anxiety, anger and irritability can have a huge impact on your quality of life and those around you. The information, tips and stories included here will provide answers, help you organize thoughts and questions for your medical team and remind you that you are not alone on this Parkinson’s journey.

For more insights on this topic, listen to our podcast episode “Managing Mental Health Problems with Parkinson’s Disease.”

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