Depression in Parkinson's disease: Diagnosis and management

ArticleinBritish journal of hospital medicine (London, England: 2005) 73(6):331-4 · June 2012with9 Reads
Impact Factor: 0.38 · DOI: 10.12968/hmed.2012.73.6.331 · Source: PubMed


    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.