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In the shadow of the sick
Close relatives of patients with serious illnesses are at risk of becoming ill themselves as a result of the psychological strain. This is something that the healthcare system to date has given very little consideration.
Motor disorders are a well-known symptom of Parkinson's disease. But in recent years, research has highlighted that many patients experience greater problems from other, lesser known symptoms, such as anxiety and depression.