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The Very Real and Deep Depression of Parkinson's Disease

Mood disorders are linked to the limbic regions of the brain

Depression in Parkinson’s disease patients is associated with the reduction of [11C] RTI-32 binding in the limbic regions. It was also found that there is an opposite connection between the binding of [11C} RTI-32 in these areas and the seriousness of mood disorders and anxiety and in Parkinson’s patients.