Movement disorders Parkinson's disease PD neuropsychiatry

A recent review of anxiety in PD

A collection of PD neuropsychiatry experts recently published a thorough review article of anxiety in PD. They note that anxiety consistently ranks among the top 2 or 3 areas of unmet needs identified by people with Parkinson’s. The review discusses what we know—and don’t know—about phenomenology, etiology and treatment. It’s worth a read.

Pontone, G.M., Dissanayka, N., Apostolova, L. et al. Report from a multidisciplinary meeting on anxiety as a non-motor manifestation of Parkinson’s disease. npj Parkinsons Dis. 5, 30 (2019). doi: 10.1038/s41531-019-0102-8

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