Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders

Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders

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Written by an international group of renowned experts, the Fifth Edition of this premier reference provides comprehensive, current information on the genetics, pathophysiology, diagnosis, medical and surgical treatment, and behavioral and psychologic concomitants of all common and uncommon movement disorders. Coverage includes Parkinson's disease, other neurodegenerative diseases, tremors, dystonia, Tourette's syndrome, Huntington's disease, and ataxias. This edition features extensive updates on genetics, imaging, and therapeutics of Parkinson's disease, other parkinsonian disorders, and all hyperkinetic movement disorders. A bound-in CD-ROM, Video Atlas of Movement Disorders, demonstrates the movement and posture abnormalities and other disturbances associated with Parkinson's disease and other neurologic disorders.The depression and irritability of patients with CBD were more frequent and severe than those of patients with PSP, whereas patients with PSP exhibited more apathy. ... The Mattis Dementia Rating Scale: normative data from 1, 001 healthy volunteers. ... Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders, 4th ed. DSM-IVaquot;.

Title:Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders
Author:Joseph Jankovic, Eduardo Tolosa
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2007


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