Parkinson's disease from day to day
Collection : Guides pratiques de l’aidant
Publishor : JOHN LIBBEY EUROTEXT
Published in : French
Speciality : Geriatrics Neurology - Neuropsychology - Epilepsy For the patient and his family 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