Patients with Bipolar Disorder at Higher Risk of Developing Parkinson’s, Study Suggests

Patients with Bipolar Disorder at Higher Risk of Developing Parkinson’s, Study Suggests
Patients with bipolar disorder appear to have a nearly seven times higher risk of developing Parkinson’s disease later in life, according to a nationwide study in Taiwan. The study, “Bipolar disorder and risk of Parkinson disease: A nationwide longitudinal study,” was published in the journal Neurology. An association between major depressive disorder and Parkinson’s disease has been suggested in previous ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2019-05-24By Jose Marques Lopes, PhD