Telephone-Administered Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: A Case Study of Anxiety and Depression in Parkinson’s Disease

@article{Veazey2009TelephoneAdministeredCB,
  title={Telephone-Administered Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: A Case Study of Anxiety and Depression in Parkinson’s Disease},
  author={Connie Veazey and Karon Cook and Melinda A. Stanley and Eugene C. Lai and Mark E. Kunik},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings},
  year={2009},
  volume={16},
  pages={243-253}
}
Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a chronic medical illness with a high incidence of psychiatric comorbidity, specifically depression and anxiety. Research on treatment of such psychiatric complications is scarce. Non-pharmaceutical treatment options are especially attractive. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a psychotherapeutic treatment option that has been successful in other chronically medically ill populations with comorbid depression and anxiety. The current research had two aims. The… CONTINUE READING