Depression is common in people who have
Parkinson's disease. Sometimes it is caused by the
disease itself. Or it can be caused by the distress that comes with having any
long-term, disabling illness. Taking care of yourself emotionally is an
important part of staying healthy.
If you are feeling sad or
depressed, ask a friend or family member for help. Think about what might be
causing or adding to your sad feelings.
It is possible that the main title of the report Parkinson's Disease is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report.
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WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
March 12, 2014
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