Guidance on psychological interventions for people with Parkinson's

Developed by The British Psychological Society, in partnership with Lancaster University, this evidence-based guidance outlines evidence-based recommendations for professionals providing psychological support to individuals living with Parkinson's.

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  • Mental health
  • Treatments and medication
Resource type
  • Publications
  • All professions
  • Care worker
  • Doctor (Geriatrician)
  • Doctor (GP)
  • Doctor (Neurologist)
  • Doctor (Other)
  • Healthcare Assistant
  • Nurse (other)
  • Nurse (Parkinson's nurse)
  • Occupational therapist
  • Psychiatrist
  • Psychologist
  • Social worker

This guidance was developed by by Minds and Movement, a project facilitated by Lancaster University and The British Psychological Society. It aims to provide evidence-based recommendations for providing psychological support to individuals living with the following four motor neurodegenerative conditions:

  • Huntington’s disease
  • Parkinson’s 
  • motor neurone disease
  • multiple sclerosis

The guidance focuses on psychological interventions for specific psychological outcomes in adults experiencing each of these four neurological conditions. It is aimed at all all psychologists, and other health professionals, who work with individuals with these conditions and who want to have easy access to up-to-date guidance and recommendations.

Psychological interventions for people with Parkinson's [PDF, 563KB]