Emotional symptoms of Parkinson's disease among U.S. patients as of 2017

Percentage of U.S. Parkinson's disease (PD) patients that experienced select emotional and physical symptoms as of 2017

Emotional symptoms of Parkinson's disease among U.S. patients as of 2017 This statistic displays the percentage of U.S. individuals diagnosed with Parkinson's disease (PD) that experienced select emotional and physical symptoms associated with chronic illness as of 2017. According to the results, 80 percent of U.S. Parkinson's patients felt scared about their future and about 59 percent felt depressed. Parkinson's disease is a degenerative disorder that affects the nerve cells in the brain that produce dopamine. This causes muscle issues, tremors, speech changes, etc. There is currently no cure for Parkinson's disease.
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Percentage of U.S. Parkinson's disease (PD) patients that experienced select emotional and physical symptoms as of 2017

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Percentage of respondents
Felt scared about their future80%
Had painful spasms/muscle cramps59%
Felt depressed59%
Had trouble concentrating58%
Were embarassed about having PD49%
Percentage of respondents
Felt scared about their future80%
Had painful spasms/muscle cramps59%
Felt depressed59%
Had trouble concentrating58%
Were embarassed about having PD49%
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This statistic displays the percentage of U.S. individuals diagnosed with Parkinson's disease (PD) that experienced select emotional and physical symptoms associated with chronic illness as of 2017. According to the results, 80 percent of U.S. Parkinson's patients felt scared about their future and about 59 percent felt depressed. Parkinson's disease is a degenerative disorder that affects the nerve cells in the brain that produce dopamine. This causes muscle issues, tremors, speech changes, etc. There is currently no cure for Parkinson's disease.
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