Depression and anxiety affect many people with Parkinson’s. Quality of life can decline and Parkinson’s symptoms can worsen if the conditions are left untreated. A panel of experts addresses what depression and anxiety are, the wide variety of symptoms that can indicate the presence of one or both conditions, and offers a range of coping strategies to fight back against depression and anxiety in Parkinson’s. The panelist are: Sarah Lageman, PhD, ABPP/CN, Virginia Commonwealth University; Carol Manning, PhD, ABPP/CN, University of Virginia; Bonnie Sachs, PhD, Virginia Commonwealth University.
Treat the emotional symptoms of Parkinson’s as you would a bully, by facing the Demon and the Witch with intention, knowing that you are more than your diagnosis.
It’s important for people with Parkinson’s to recognize the most common triggers of depression and the actions they can take to live well.
Healthy nutrition can work in tandem with more traditional treatments to improve mood and reduce anxiety.
Try these four mood-boosters to get your groove back.
Have questions about cognitive decline, depression and other mood-related issues? This webinar is for you.
Anxiety is one of the most common — and least discussed — Parkinson’s symptoms. While feelings of anxiety should be a topic of conversation with your healthcare team, regular exercise can also help you manage everyday anxiety.
Our guest writers share 20 of the most helpful actions they have taken along the way to live well with Parkinson’s.
Living with Parkinson’s disease can have wide-reaching effects on your body and impact on your daily life. This panel discussion features diverse perspectives from members of a Parkinson’s care team: movement disorder specialist, physical therapist and neuropsychologist.
Learn to recognize the signs of depression, anxiety, and apathy and how to treat them.
Learn how to recognize apathy and what to do about it.
Mark Mapstone discusses treatment options for mood changes in Parkinson’s.
Learn the differences between depression, anxiety, and apathy in Parkinson’s.
Dr. Al Condeluci talks about social isolation and how to reduce it to live well.
Approximately 50-60% of people living with Parkinson’s experience varying levels of depression and anxiety, and nearly all deal with loss….
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