• Telephone-based CBT significantly improves depression outcomes for patients with Parkinson's disease

    7 monthes ago - By Healio

    Telephone-based cognitive behavioral therapy, or T-CBT, reduced depressive symptoms among patients with Parkinson's disease, according to results of a randomized controlled trial published in Neurology.
    “Depression affects up to 50% of people with Parkinson's disease and may occur intermittently throughout the course of illness,” Roseanne D. Dobkin, PhD, of the department of psychiatry at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and a member of the American Academy of Neurology, said in a press release. “Additionally, in many instances, depression is a more
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