The Foundation supports research across basic, translational and clinical science to speed breakthroughs that can lead to the creation of new treatments and a better quality of life for people with Parkinson's disease.
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This study has two objectives:
1. To assess the occurrence and symptoms of anxiety disorders in Parkinson's disease, including atypical anxiety syndromes, and anxiety states...
Anxiety is a common non-motor symptom among individuals with Parkinson’s disease (PD) and is associated with a reduced quality of life. Despite this...
Promising Outcomes of Original Grant:
A previous MJFF sponsored study showed that the available anxiety questionnaires are not suitable to assess anxiety in Parkinson’s disease (PD). The different...
Anxiety disorders occur in up to 35 percent of people with Parkinson's disease and can have a negative impact on gait, involuntary movements, motor fluctuations and quality of life...
Study Rationale: Parkinson’s disease patients often experience depression and anxiety. Addressing these non-motor symptoms has not been the focus of Parkinson’s disease research though psychiatric...
Study Rationale: Genetic defects in the gene encoding alpha-synuclein cause the protein to aggregate in the brains of people with a familial form of Parkinson’s disease (PD). We have developed a novel...