The relationship of depression and disease stage to patient perceptions of Parkinson's disease.

@article{Hurt2012TheRO,
  title={The relationship of depression and disease stage to patient perceptions of Parkinson's disease.},
  author={Catherine S Hurt and John A. Weinman and Rachael Lee and Richard Gendal Brown},
  journal={Journal of health psychology},
  year={2012},
  volume={17 7},
  pages={1076-88}
}
The present study aimed to perform an in-depth exploration of perceptions of Parkinson's disease (PD) and their relationship to depression and disease stage using semi-structured interviews. 37 participants with PD formed four groups: depressed and non-depressed with either mild or moderate-severe stage PD. Interviews were analysed using Framework Analysis. Moderate-severe stage patients reported a greater variety of perceptions than those with mild symptoms. Depressed and non-depressed… CONTINUE READING

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