[Podcast] Managing Depression and Anxiety in Parkinson’s

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Managing Depression and Anxiety in Parkinson’s episode summary

On September 17, 2021, we held The Victory Summit® Virtual Event: Mental Health and Wellness, shining the spotlight on how to manage the symptoms you can’t see in Parkinson’s. During this event, Dr. Gregory Pontone spoke to us about managing depression and anxiety in Parkinson’s.

Topics discussed include:

  • What are the statistics on how many people are currently dealing with depression?
  • Wellness vs. Wellbeing
  • What is mental illness?
  • What is the impact of mental illness on Parkinson’s?
  • What are the differences between depression and anxiety?
  • Different types of anxiety medicine and how they impact Parkinson’s symptoms
  • The effect of anxiety on dystonia
  • Dealing with compulsive thoughts
  • What are some strategies for families dealing with anxietyand depression at home?
  • What is apathy?

and more! We hope you enjoy!

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