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Apathy and Parkinson’s Disease

One of the biggest non-motor complaints for Parkinson’s patients is a decline in motivation to participate in daily activities.  If it is taking every effort to get off your couch or out of your bed to engage in desired activities, you may be experiencing a very common symptom of Parkinson’s…

More on Parkinson Disease and Depression

Dr. Irene Malaty talked to WCJB TV and GTN TV over the last couple of weeks about the National Parkinson Foundation findings on depression in Parkinson disease. WCJB Interview GTN Interview…

Depression a major factor in Parkinson patients’ care

Depression is not detected early enough or treated aggressively enough according to data and recommendations from the National Parkinson Foundation’s Quality Improvement Initiative “Report to the Community”. USA Today interviewed Dr. Michael Okun, Medical Director for NPF and also the Co-Director of the UF Center…