Depression and Parkinson’s Disease: Treatment Options

Start time
10:00 AM (Pacific)
End time
11:00 AM (Pacific)

Presented by Parkinson’s Foundation as part of their Parkinson’s Disease ExpertBriefings series.

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Includes complimentary CEUs

Learn more about depression in Parkinson’s Disease (PD) by joining a one-hour Parkinson’s Foundation online seminar in recognition of National Family Caregivers Month. It will be led by Roseanne D. Dobkin, Ph.D., associate professor of Psychiatry, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

Participants in this web seminar will be able to:

  • Understand the common neuropsychiatric complications experienced by people with PD;
  • Recognize the signs and symptoms of depression;
  • Learn how mental health treatment may help improve quality of life in PD; and,
  • Understand the applications of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) in treating depression and anxiety for people with PD and their family members.


Photo of Roseanne DobkinDr. Roseanne Dobkin, Ph.D., is an associate professor of Psychiatry at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. She is also a practicing psychologist in New Jersey and Delaware. Her research and clinical work focuses on the treatment of psychiatric symptoms such as depression, anxiety, insomnia and cognitive issues, in PD. She also is systematically examining barriers to using mental health care in PD, as well as the use of telemedicine to leverage patient access to specialized mental health care.


Please Note: This web seminar is being hosted by the Parkinson’s Foundation, and registration will be handled through their website,

Questions about registration? Call the PDF at 800-457-6676.

Questions about CEUs? Call ASA at 415-974-9628.

Have technical issues? Call NetBriefings at 866-225-1532.

*This web seminar is approved for AoTA contact hours in addition to CEUs approved for all ASA web seminars.