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Parkinson's disease (also known as Parkinson disease or PD): a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system that often impairs the sufferer's motor skills, speech, and other functions.


Desk Reference to the Diagnostic Criteria From DSM-IV-TR

Desk Reference to the Diagnostic Criteria From DSM-IV-TR

The Desk Reference to the Diagnostic Criteria From DSM-IV-TR® is a concise, affordable companion to the ultimate psychiatric reference, DSM-IV-TR®. It includes all the diagnostic criteria from DSM-IV-TR® in an easy-to-use, spiralbound ...
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Parkinson's Disease: A Complete Guide for Patients and Families (A Johns Hopkins Press He

Parkinson's Disease: A Complete Guide for Patients and Families (A Johns Hopkins Press He

Recent innovations, including deep brain stimulation and new medications, have significantly improved the lives of people with Parkinson's disease. Nevertheless, medical, emotional, and physical challenges remain. The second edition of this accessibl...
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Delay the Disease -Exercise and Parkinson's Disease

Delay the Disease -Exercise and Parkinson's Disease

David Zid, an ACE, APG certified trainer, has collaborated with orthopedic surgeon, Thomas H. Mallory, M.D., who is afflicted with Parkinson's disease, in the development of a Parkinson's specific fitness program designed to proactively minimize trem...
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Life in the Balance: A Physician's Memoir of Life, Love, and Loss with Parkinson's Diseas

Life in the Balance: A Physician's Memoir of Life, Love, and Loss with Parkinson's Diseas

At the age of 49, Dr. Thomas Graboys had reached the pinnacle of his career and was leading a charmed life. A nationally renowned Boston cardiologist popular for his attention to the hearts and souls of his patients, Graboys was part of “The Ca...
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The Parkinson's Disease Treatment Book: Partnering with Your Doctor to Get the Most from

The Parkinson's Disease Treatment Book: Partnering with Your Doctor to Get the Most from

Nearly one million Americans, including Michael J. Fox and Muhammad Ali, suffer from Parkinson's Disease. Now, a leader in the fight against Parkinson's, Dr. J. Eric Ahlskog of the Mayo Clinic, has written the definitive guide for patients and their ...
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What's Shakin': An Insider’s Look at the Humorous Side of Parkinson’s Disease

What's Shakin': An Insider’s Look at the Humorous Side of Parkinson’s Disease

WHAT’S SHAKIN 'John you had me crying one moment and laughing out loud the next' Deborah Rausch Business Manager, Hauenstein Parkinson's Center. 'My wife and I started to read the book at bed-time and were not able to put it down until ...
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Life With a Battery-Operated Brain - A Patient's Guide to Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery

Life With a Battery-Operated Brain - A Patient's Guide to Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery

Why would anyone say ''Let's stick wires into someone's brain, run voltage through it, and see what happens!'' So asks Jackie Hunt Christensen in Life With a Battery-Operated Brain: A Patient's Guide to Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery for Parkinson s ...
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Parkinson's Disease: 300 Tips for Making Life Easier

Parkinson's Disease: 300 Tips for Making Life Easier

Being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease can be distressing, and adjusting to the effects of the disease is often difficult. This indispensable resource for patients, family, friends, and caregivers helps patients rise above PD’s challenges by ...
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Parkinson's Disease and the Family: A New Guide (The Harvard University Press Family Heal

Parkinson's Disease and the Family: A New Guide (The Harvard University Press Family Heal

Parkinson's disease is a movement disorder characterized by tremor, stiffness, and slow gait. It affects 500,000 people in the United States, with approximately 50,000 new cases diagnosed annually. But its impact is much wider. Family members with ...
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Neurorehabilitation in Parkinson's Disease: An Evidence-Based Treatment Model

Neurorehabilitation in Parkinson's Disease: An Evidence-Based Treatment Model

Neurorehabilitation in Parkinson’s Disease: An Evidence-Based Treatment Model provides a comprehensive theoretical and clinical reference for the treatment of patients with Parkinson’s disease. Marilyn Trail, Elizabeth Protas, and Eugen...
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Parkinsons Disease: Reducing the Symptoms with Nutrition and Drugs.  Revised Edition

Parkinsons Disease: Reducing the Symptoms with Nutrition and Drugs. Revised Edition

“Above all you have given us hope, help and a means to manage this disease.” R. McNally, County Dublin, Ireland “This timely volume provides an easily accessible and scientifically referenced source of information on the divers...
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Comprehensive Nursing Care for Parkinson's Disease

Comprehensive Nursing Care for Parkinson's Disease

The incidence of Parkinson's is growing as the number of older adults making up the general population increases. The demand for nurses who specialize in the care of patients with movement disorders is also increasing and it is crucial that the...
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Handbook of Parkinson's Disease, Fourth Edition (Neurological Disease and Therapy)

Handbook of Parkinson's Disease, Fourth Edition (Neurological Disease and Therapy)

This blue-ribbon guide has long prevailed as one of the leading resources on Parkinson's Disease (PD). Fully updated with practical and engaging chapters on pathology, neurochemistry, etiology, and breakthrough research, this source spans every essen...
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Parkinson's Disease and Nonmotor Dysfunction (Current Clinical Neurology)

Parkinson's Disease and Nonmotor Dysfunction (Current Clinical Neurology)

This collection of review articles provides detailed clinical descriptions and treatment recommendations for the important, but often unrecognized, nonmotor dysfunctions of Parkinson's disease. Topics range from behavioral abnormalities and autonomic...
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Parkinson's Dementia

Parkinson's Dementia

Parkinson's disease dementia and dementia with Lewy bodies are common dementia syndromes with characteristic and distressing symptom profiles that enable accurate diagnosis. This book highlights key emerging issues pertaining to the neuropathological...
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