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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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...
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...
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 is a common non-motor symptom among individuals with Parkinson’s disease (PD) and is associated with a reduced quality of life. Despite this...
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...