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Parkinson's disease

Parkinson's and mental health

Parkinson's disease is caused by changes in the brain that can affect dopamine levels but decreased dopamine is also linked to a number of other issues such as depression, paranoia, hallucinations and delusions.

Brain stimulation for Parkinsons

Deep brain stimulation - a surgical procedure to reduce Parkinson's symptoms - is more effective for patients with advanced disease than medication.

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