Beyond the iron mask: towards better recognition and treatment of depression associated with Parkinson's disease.

  • David J. Burn
  • Published 2002 in
    Movement disorders : official journal of the…


This review examines the frequency of depression complicating Parkinson's disease (PD), its aetiology and clinical features, and also how it may be recognised and treated. Studies investigating the frequency of depression in PD have yielded figures ranging between 2.7% and 70%. Methodological differences account for much of the disparity. The aetiology of… (More)


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