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Ask the Expert Webinar: Depression and Parkinson's

When most people think of Parkinson's disease, motor symptoms like tremors and slowness of movement are typically the first to come to mind. However, mental health changes can be a significant aspect of the disease as well, with at least half of all people with Parkinson's experiencing depression and/or anxiety.

Join us on May 12 as Dr. Fidel Vila-Rodriguez, Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the UBC Faculty of Medicine, and the Director of the Non-Invasive Neurostimulation Therapies Laboratory and Schizophrenia Program, discusses the symptoms of depression and how to manage them. He will also go over current research on depression and Parkinson's, including an opportunity to participate in a clinical trial for treatment.

Date: Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Time: 10:00am – 11:00am
Location: Via webinar. Instructions on how to log in and access this presentation on a computer via the internet will be sent out 24 hours before the webinar start time.
Capacity: 500
Fee: Free


Please note: In the "Participant Information" section of this event registration form, you will be asked for your "Registration Type". The information collected here will provide a better understanding of the Parkinson's communities in which we serve, as well as improve our advocacy efforts on behalf of those living with Parkinson's disease. If you have any concerns with regard to the collection of this information, please contact us.

Important: If you will be watching this presentation with a partner or group, only one registration is required. Instructions on how to access the webinar will be sent in an email following your registration, and in a reminder approximately 24 hours before the webinar's start time.

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