Depression in Parkinson's disease: diagnosis and management.

5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, Warrington, UK.
British journal of hospital medicine (London, England: 2005) (Impact Factor: 0.37). 06/2012; 73(6):331-4. DOI: 10.12968/hmed.2012.73.6.331
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ABSTRACT Parkinson's disease has a high prevalence of psychiatric comorbidity including depression. This review highlights the epidemiology, aetiology and diagnosis of depression in patients with Parkinson's disease. Recommendations are made on treatment and a closer partnership between neurology and psychiatry.

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