Parkinson's disease from day to day
Collection : Guides pratiques de l’aidant
Publishor : JOHN LIBBEY EUROTEXT
Published in : French
Speciality : Geriatrics For the patient and his family Neurology - Neuropsychology - Epilepsy Psychology
You have Parkinson's disease or someone close to you does. This disease changes many aspects of life, including physical and psychological condition, social relationships, …
Understanding what the disease does and knowing how to come to the right decision are essential for the best possible quality of life with Parkinson's disease.
- proposes ways of living with the disease in the modern care context, based on dialog between the patient, his or her family and friends, and care providers.
- provides an understanding of the disease with a view to remedying problems in well-defined situations. General principles are given in a way that can be understood by anyone. Important points are explained in definitions and boxes.
- gives key ways to help create an atmosphere to help the patient react effectively to the various stages of the disease.
- Parkinson's disease
- The first year: onset of the disease and beginning treatment
- Balance, living as before
- The phase of fluctuations and disturbances, the disease coming back in full force
- The invasion phase. The disease takes over your life. Adapting to the disability
- Does Parkinson's disease interfere with intellectual function?
- Is Parkinson's disease hereditary?
- Active research into Parkinson's disease
- Internet sites?
- A few books and journals
- Words that your doctor might use