Physical inactivity links depressive symptoms and cognitive functioning among individuals with Parkinson’s disease

Physical inactivity links depressive symptoms and cognitive functioning among individuals with Parkinson’s disease
Neuropsychology. 2022 Jun 23. doi: 10.1037/neu0000837. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTOBJECTIVE: Parkinson's disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative disorder caused by disruption of dopamine-producing cells. PD is associated with motor symptoms and nonmotor symptoms including depression and cognitive impairment. Past research suggests an association between depression and cognitive impairment in PD. Physical activity may have a therapeutic effect on both depression and ... read more
Source: PubMedPublished on 2022-06-23By Holly Timblin