Parkinson’s patients in dark over psychological support

Neurologists are missing an important opportunity in the overall care of their patients by not discussing mental health support, according to an Australian study.

The 300-patient study published in the Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology found only 8% were receiving professional mental health treatment, despite many showing high levels of depression and anxiety.   

Just over half reported their neurologists never explained the range of mental health problems that can be present in