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Parkinson's Disease: Studies in Psychological and Social Care

Parkinson's Disease: Studies in Psychological and Social Care

Ray Percival, Peter Hobson

ISBN: 978-1-854-33299-8

May 1999, Wiley-Blackwell

324 pages

Select type: Paperback

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$75.95

Description

Published with the Parkinson's Disease Society, this book contains highlights of PDS-sponsored welfare research over the last 10 years, with reports of key projects carried out to improve the lives of people with the disease and provide them with better standards of care, both professional and voluntary.
1. The needs of people with Parkinson's and their families.

2. Member's Survey.

3. Quality of life.

4. Children with parents with Parkinson's.

5. A psychological group approach.

6. Support networks.

7. Communicating with Parkinsonians.

8. Referral Criteria for speech and language problems.

9. A targeted physiotherapy service.

10. The use of video recording in assessment.

11. Parkinson's disease and driving.

12. The new community care.

13. Action research in a time of change.


  • Published with the Parkinson's Disease Society, this book contains highlights of PDS-sponsored welfare research over the last 10 years.


  • Highlights key projects carried out to improve the lives of people with the disease and provide them with better standards of care, both professional and voluntary.


  • Some studies involve quality of life measures; others are concerned with a range of therapies, both old and new, others with symptomatology.


  • This is a unique collection of information for readers at all levels.