A Self-Help Guide
Parkinson's Disease by Marjan Jahanshahi
Book DescriptionIf you or a loved one has been diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease, this book was written for you. Parkinson's Disease is one of the most common neurologic illnesses, one that often has devastating effects on patients and their families. Because the disease is progressive and disabling, the diagnosis is likely to be traumatic. This compassionate, informative and essentially practical book will help fill the gap too often left in Doctor-patient communication. Patients are often given only minimal information about their condition and its treatment, with the family left to adapt as best they can to the long-term demands of the illness. This practical, detailed guide provides full up-to-date information about:* The symptoms of the disease and its possible causes* The process of diagnosis and the likely course of the illness* Various types of treatment, including medication and surgery* The implications of the disease for work, daily activities, finance and personal and social relationships* What both patients and families can do to minimise and cope with the stresses they will have to face* Support groups and other organisations that can offer helpAlthough Parkinson's Disease inevitably has a major effect on the well-being and social life of patient and family, the valuable advice offered in this book will lighten the load and ease the challenge of coping. North American rights only.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781888799385
(152mm x 152mm x 27mm)
Imprint: Demos Medical Publishing
Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing
Publish Date: 30-Sep-1999
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Marjan Jahanshahi
Dr. Marjan Jahanshahi works at the Institute of Neurology and the National Hospital for Neurology and Surgery, where she is researching Parkinson's disease and dystonia. She has published many papers in scientific journals||David Marsden, M.D. - The late Professor David Marsden was Dean of the Institute of Neurology and an internationally respected authority on movement disorders, with many hundreds of published papers to his credit
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