Poster Session
Issue Date: August 2020
Published Online: August 01, 2020
Updated: September 09, 2020
Is There a Correlation Between Hamilton Depression Rating Scale (HDRS) Scores and Self-Reported Levels of Physical Activity in People With Parkinson’s Disease?
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Northern Arizona University, Phoenix, AZ, USA
  • Northern Arizona University, Phoenix, AZ, USA
  • Northern Arizona University, Phoenix, AZ, USA
  • Northern Arizona University, Phoenix, AZ, USA
Article Information
Neurologic Conditions / Parkinson's Disease / Assessment/Measurement
Poster Session   |   August 01, 2020
Is There a Correlation Between Hamilton Depression Rating Scale (HDRS) Scores and Self-Reported Levels of Physical Activity in People With Parkinson’s Disease?
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2020, Vol. 74, 7411500071. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2020.74S1-PO8730
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2020, Vol. 74, 7411500071. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2020.74S1-PO8730
Abstract

Date Presented 03/28/20

The study is a descriptive research design analyzing correlations between HDRS scores and self-reported physical activity levels. The purpose is to determine the possible relationship between self-reported physical activity and depression in individuals with Parkinson’s disease. The results can influence the field of OT by informing practice to consider tracking activity and participation to help combat depression with Parkinson’s disease.

Primary Author and Speaker: Kaitlyn Landess

Additional Authors and Speakers: Cindy Ivy

Contributing Authors: Linda Denney, Michelle McKay