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Parkinson’s Disease and the Family

A New Guide

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$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674017511

Publication Date: 05/23/2005


232 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

14 line illustrations, 5 tables

The Harvard University Press Family Health Guides


  • Introduction
  • 1. What Is Parkinson’s Disease?
  • 2. The Diagnosis
  • 3. Risk Factors
  • 4. Treatment
  • 5. Treatment Challenges and Setbacks
  • 6. Finding the Help You Need
  • 7. Preserving Intimacy
  • 8. Depression
  • 9. Dementia
  • 10. Alternative Therapies
  • 11. Clinical Trials
  • 12. Communicating with Your Treatment Team
  • 13. When Long-Term Arrangements Are Required
  • 14. The Wedding
  • Appendix: Resources
  • Notes
  • Glossary
  • References
  • Index

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