Looking behind the masked face… Depression in Parkinson’s disease

Looking behind the masked face… Depression in Parkinson’s disease
Depression affects almost half of individuals with Parkinson’s disease (PD) during the course of their disease. Although depression is highly prevalent, it is frequently overlooked. There are several confounding factors hindering the diagnosis. A number of depressive symptoms overlap with motor and cognitive symptoms of PD. These include motor features such as slow movements, stooped posture, lack of facial expression; ... read more
Source: World Parkinson CongressPublished on 2019-10-31By Murat Emre, M.D.