Patient Education

Handouts for Patient Care

Click to read and download "Depression, Anxiety and Apathy in Parkinson's Disease: Essential Facts for Patients."The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society has compiled a series of downloadable patient handouts (as PDFs) on various movement disorder topics to be shared with patients.

Handouts are available in more than 20 languages covering 13 topics, with new ones being added regularly. Click on a tab below to search by topic and language.

At right is a sample handout for Depression, Anxiety and Apathy in Parkinson's Disease.

MDS acknowledges and thanks the translators who worked on this project, which includes members from the European and Asian Oceanian Sections of the Society.



Click on a tab below to view handouts by topic and language.

Botulinum Toxin
Cognitive Impairment and Behavioral Problems in Parkinson's Disease
Corticobasal Degeneration
Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson's Disease
Depression, Anxiety and Apathy in Parkinson's Disease
Essential Tremor
Exercise for Parkinson's Disease
Hereditary Ataxia
Huntington's Disease
Impulse Control Disorders in Parkinson's Disease
Infusion Therapies for Parkinson's Disease
Multiple System Atrophy (MSA)
Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
Surgical Treatments for Essential Tremor
Tics and Tourette Syndrome
Leaflet Lanuguages

Leaflets have been translated into the following languages:

Arabic ♦ Armenian ♦ Bangla ♦ Bulgarian ♦ Chinese ♦ Croatian ♦ Czech ♦ Danish ♦ Dutch ♦ Estonian ♦ French ♦ German ♦ Greek ♦ Hebrew ♦ Hungarian ♦ Italian ♦ Latvian ♦ Lithuanian ♦ Macedonian ♦ Norwegian ♦ Persian ♦ Polish ♦ Portuguese ♦ Romanian ♦ Russian ♦ Serbian ♦ Slovak ♦ Slovenian ♦ Spanish ♦ Swedish ♦ Turkish ♦ Ukrainian