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Principles and Practice of Movement Disorders

Text with DVD

This practical, clinical reference from the two leading movement disorder experts focuses on the problems of diagnosing and managing all movement disorders. It features descriptions of the disorders, rating scales for clinical research, neurochemistry, clinical pharmacology, genetics, clinical trials, and experimental therapeutics. An accompanying 2-hour videotape contains several hundred video clips with narration that illustrates the manifestations of various movement disorders and their differential diagnoses.


Published: September 2007

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-443-07941-2



    Chapter 1. Anatomy, physiology and biochemistry of basal ganglia (Jenner)

    Chapter 2. Overview of movement disorders (Fahn)
    (definitions, categories, phenomenology, assessments)

    Chapter 3. Diagnostic evaluations of movement disorders (Jankovic)


    Chapter 4. Concept, clinical features and DDx of parkinsonism (Jankovic)

    Chapter 5. Cause(s) of Parkinson's disease (Jenner)

    Chapter 6. Medical treatment of PD (Fahn)

    Chapter 7. Surgical treatment of PD (Jankovic)

    Chapter 8. Treatment of non-motor problems of PD (Fahn)

    Chapter 9. Parkinsonism-plus syndromes (Jankovic)

    Chapter 10. Gait disorders (Hallett)

    Chapter 11. Stiff-person syndrome, spasticity and other syndromes of continuous motoneuron activity (Hallett)


    Chapter 12. Dystonia (Fahn)

    Chapter 13. Treatment of dystonia (Jankovic)

    Chapter 14. Huntington's disease (Jankovic)

    Chapter 15. Chorea, Ballism and Athetosis (Jankovic)

    Chapter 16. Tics (Jankovic)

    Chapter 17. Stereotypies (Jankovic)

    Chapter 18. Tremor and Myorhythmia (Jankovic)

    Chapter 19. Drug-induced Mov. Disord. incl Tardive Dyskinesia Syndromes (Fahn)

    Chapter 20. Myoclonus and startle syndromes (Hallett)

    Chapter 21. Hereditary ataxias (Hallett)

    Chapter 22. Paroxysmal dyskinesias (Fahn)

    Chapter 23. Peripheral and Miscellaneous Movement Disorders (includes restless legs and abdominal dyskinesias) (Hallett)

    Chapter 24. Wilson's disease (Jankovic)

    Chapter 25. Psychogenic movement disorders (Fahn)


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