Latest News

Depression often untreated in Parkinson's disease

Depression is known to be a common symptom of Parkinson's disease, but remains untreated for many patients, according to a new study. In fact, depression is the most prevalent non-motor symptom of Parkinson's, a chronic neurodegenerative disorder typically associated with movement dysfunction. Among those with high levels of depressive symptoms, only one-third had been prescribed antidepressants before the study began, and even fewer saw social workers or mental health professionals for counseling.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Brain abnormalities in people with schizophrenia identified

  • Pupil response predicts depression risk in kids

  • Childhood stress fuels weight gain in women

  • Cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia with psychiatric, medical conditions

  • Anxiety increases risk of gastrointestinal infection, long-term complications

  • Virtual training helps vets with PTSD, mentally ill get more jobs

  • Men with 'low testosterone' have higher rates of depression

  • Boys more likely to have antipsychotics prescribed, regardless of age

  • For women with bipolar disorder, sleep quality affects mood

  • Patients with recurrent depression have smaller hippocampi

  •