Managing Mood Changes
The impact that Parkinson's has on mood cannot be overstated, and the impact that your loved one's mood has on your day can be just as significant.
This course will provide strategies for understanding your loved one’s mood challenges while also caring for your own feelings and needs.
Signs and Symptoms of Impaired Mood
Your Loved One's Mood Challenge
Progression of Mood Symptoms
Managing Mood Related Behaviors
When to Seek Help
Types of Mental Health Providers
Pause and Reflect: Is It Time to Seek Help?
Care Partner Participation in Mental Health Management
Take Home Tip
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Depression and PD: A Non-Drug Treatment Option
Managing Your Emotions
The Seven Needs of Care Partners
Care to Talk? Managing Emotions
Pause and Reflect: The Seven Needs of Care Partners
Care to Talk? Finding Emotional Support in Your Life
Overwhelmed Care Partners
This course introduces concepts that can be helpful for those who are new to the Parkinson’s community as well as those who are seasoned Parkinson’s care partners.
Our hope is that care partners who take this course will be able to:
- Understand the ways that your loved one’s Parkinson’s disease causes mood symptoms and disorders.
- Recognize different types of mental health professionals who could potentially help both you and your loved one with Parkinson’s.
- View yourself as an important participant in the management of your loved one’s mental health.