Monthly Archives: April 2018

Treating depression in Parkinson’s disease


Parkinson’s disease is debilitating condition that progressively takes over your body: characterized by distinct tremors, muscle stiffness, and balance problems. Often forgotten is the psychotropic effect the disease can have on the brain – an equally debilitating, medication-resistant depression. Here, Alexandra Lesenskyj, author of a recently published meta-analysis in Translational Neurodegeneration discusses transcranial magnetic stimulation as a treatment option for depression in Parkinson’s disease cases.

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