Depression in Parkinson's disease: diagnosis and management.
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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ABSTRACT: Thirty patients with cerebellar ataxia and 40 healthy volunteers underwent 7 days of mood monitoring using a new device requiring a low motor load. Its convergent validity and compliance were tested. The measurements resulted consistent with validated scale scores. Patients׳ motor impairment did not affect the compliance.Psychiatry Research 08/2014; 220(1-2). DOI:10.1016/j.psychres.2014.07.051 · 2.68 Impact Factor
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ABSTRACT: Osteopathic family medicine offers a unique perspective to Parkinson disease (PD). Patients with PD present with a common set of concerns and symptoms. Application of evidence-based osteopathic manipulative treatment approaches can be utilized to address these clinical issues. This article focuses on the treatment of musculoskeletal somatic dysfunction to optimize health measured by the biomechanical, respiratory-circulatory, neurologic, metabolic or energetic, and behavioral models for patients with PD.Osteopathic Family Physician 05/2013; 5(3):96–101. DOI:10.1016/j.osfp.2013.01.003