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Isolation and Parkinson's Disease, The hiding and the hidden

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Studies have found that social interaction lessens depression, a common problem associated with Parkinson’s, and that interactions with family and friends increase mental stimulation. These, are well-…
April 08, 2016

Researchers Conduct Pioneering Translational Study on Immediate Antidepressant Effect of DBS

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A research team at the University of Cadiz, headed by Professor Esther Berrocoso, in joint collaboration with mental health research groups of the Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Salud Men…
February 17, 2014

My Stress Management

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Stress will affect your general health, how you feel, the symptoms you experience, attitude and resiliency. We all experieince stress, sometimes daily. The first step is to recognize when you stress …
July 29, 2015

Feeling Depressed or Anxious? It May Just be the Parkinson's

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Neuropsychologist Jeff Shaw presents "Feeling Depressed or Anxious? It May Just be the Parkinson's." People with Parkinson’s often experience depression and anxiety. Dr. Shaw speaks to people with Pa…
July 08, 2014

Depression May Lessen Effectiveness of Parkinson’s Drugs

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In an unexpected finding, new research suggests depression can hamper cognitive function among Parkinson’s’ patients receiving traditional dopamine replacement therapy. Scientists from the Universi…
April 21, 2014

Study suggests depression is precursor to Parkinson's disease

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People with depression are at significantly greater risk for Parkinson’s disease than the general population, and those with severe depression are especially vulnerable, according to an article publis…
May 21, 2015

Parkinson's Drug Highly Effective for Resistant Depression

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Pramipexole (Mirapex, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc), which is used to treat Parkinson's disease, can significantly improve symptoms of treatment-resistant depression, provided patients ca…
April 07, 2016

Lunchtime Laboratory

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Lunchtime Laboratory is a new online presentation series for the entire Parkinson's community. A new Lunchtime Laboratory presentation will take place every other month at 12pm Pacific Time. Upcoming…
April 21, 2016

Emotional & Cognitive Well-being

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Our thoughts and mood contribute so much to how we feel, perceive our world around us, and our experience with Parkinson’s. In fact, cognitive function and depression are significant contributors to …
July 07, 2016

Managing the Holiday Blues

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The Holiday Season is here with its promise of joy. Many among us will indeed rejoice. Unfortunately many will not. As mental health professionals remind us every year, vulnerable individuals will ex…
December 18, 2015

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