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Glad about SAD (PD).
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PMID:  22496197     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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The Study of Antidepressants in Parkinson's Disease (SAD-PD)(1) is only the second multicenter double-blind treatment trial(2) for depression in Parkinson disease (PD), and the first in North America. Although there have been calls to sensitize neurologists to the problem of depression in PD, the result being that 20%-25% of patients with PD are taking an antidepressant at any given time, until recently there have been no data to suggest that it is a treatable problem,(3) a situation that still exists for depression in Alzheimer disease.(4) Given how common depression is in many neurodegenerative diseases and neurologic conditions, the paucity of research and positive treatment studies is alarming.
Authors:
Joseph H Friedman; Daniel Weintraub
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-4-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1526-632X     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Apr 
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Created Date:  2012-4-12     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  0401060     Medline TA:  Neurology     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
From the Department of Neurology (J.H.F.), Butler Hospital, Providence, RI; and Department of Neurology (D.W.), University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.
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