Parkinson's Disease Resources, Support and References

Parkinson's Disease Support Groups

It is essential for people suffering from Parkinson’s disease to have support and encouragement from family and friends in the same way as other patients with debilitating diseases need. PD patients may often be hard to understand, irritable, and demanding. Additionally, as the disease progresses, the condition becomes debilitating. Most often than not, some may even affect their work and lifestyle due to loss of their social function because of their condition. In the view of these facts, PD patients need understanding and medical attention to alleviate their condition. The following groups are non-profit organizations that provide aid and helpful information about Parkinson’s disease.

Parkinson's Disease Support Group

A community of patients, family members and friends dedicated to dealing with Parkinson's disease, together.
mdjunction.com

Parkinson's Disease Support Group

Offer friendship, support and encouragement - to both the person with Parkinson's and those that care for them; to gain as much information as possible; provide a warm supportive atmosphere in which everyone feels equally important. A Better Understanding Through Sharing Will Help To Deal and Cope with Parkinson's Disease.
conemaugh.org

Columbia Parkinson's Support Group

Serving the Mid-Lands of South Carolina since 1985, The Columbia Parkinson's Support Group (CPSG) was formed to provide support, encouragement, information, contacts, and education for Parkinson's patients, caregivers, family members and others who are working in related fields or have an interest in Parkinson's disease.
columbiaparkinsonsupportgroup.org

American Parkinson Disease Association

Listed by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) offer support and aid to individuals with Parkinson’s disease.
apdaparkinson.org

National Parkinson Foundation

Listed by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) offer support and aid to individuals with Parkinson’s disease.
parkinson.org

Parkinson Alliance

Listed by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) offer support and aid to individuals with Parkinson’s disease.
parkinsonalliance.org

Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research

Listed by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) offer support and aid to individuals with Parkinson’s disease.
michaeljfox.org

Parkinson's Action Network (PAN)

Listed by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) offer support and aid to individuals with Parkinson’s disease.
parkinsonsaction.org

Parkinson's Disease Foundation (PDF)

Listed by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) offer support and aid to individuals with Parkinson’s disease.
pdf.org

Parkinson's Institute

Listed by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) offer support and aid to individuals with Parkinson’s disease.
thepi.org

Parkinson's Resource Organization

Listed by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) offer support and aid to individuals with Parkinson’s disease.
parkinsonsresource.org

WE MOVE (Worldwide Education & Awareness for Movement Disorders)

Listed by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) offer support and aid to individuals with Parkinson’s disease.
wemove.org

Bachmann-Strauss Dystonia & Parkinson Foundation

Listed by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) offer support and aid to individuals with Parkinson’s disease.
dystonia-parkinsons.org

Parkinson's Disease References

[BACK] - 1: Wikipedia: Parkinson’s disease
Wikipedia

[BACK] - 2: rthur C. Guyton, MD and John E. Hall, MD. Textbook of Medical Physiology 9th Edition,1996. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders. 1996.

ISBN 971-30-0645-3

[BACK] - 3: NINDS: Parkinson’s disease
ninds.nih.gov

[BACK] - 4: Arthur C. Guyton, MD and John E. Hall, MD. Textbook of Medical Physiology 9th Edition,1996. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders. 1996.

ISBN 971-30-0645-3

[BACK] - 5: NINDS: Parkinson’s disease
ninds.nih.gov

[BACK] - 6: NINDS: Parkinson’s disease
ninds.nih.gov

[BACK] - 7: Wikipedia: Parkinson’s disease
Wikipedia

[BACK] - 8: Wikipedia: Parkinson’s disease
Wikipedia

[BACK] - 9: NINDS: Parkinson’s disease
ninds.nih.gov

[BACK] - 10: WE MOVE (Worldwide Education & Awareness for Movement Disorders): Parkinson’s disease
wemove.org

[BACK] - 11: Arthur C. Guyton, MD and John E. Hall, MD.

Textbook of Medical Physiology 9th Edition,1996. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders. 1996.

[BACK] - 12: Arthur C. Guyton, MD and John E. Hall, MD.

Textbook of Medical Physiology 9th Edition,1996. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders. 1996.

[BACK] - 13: Arthur C. Guyton, MD and John E. Hall, MD.

Textbook of Medical Physiology 9th Edition,1996. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders. 1996.

[BACK] - 14: Arthur C. Guyton, MD and John E. Hall, MD.

Textbook of Medical Physiology 9th Edition,1996. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders. 1996.

[BACK] - 15: NINDS: Parkinson’s disease
ninds.nih.gov

[BACK] - 16: Wikipedia: Parkinson’s disease
Wikipedia

[BACK] - 17: Wikipedia: Parkinson’s disease
Wikipedia

[BACK] - 18: Parkinson’s Disease Foundation: Parkinson’s disease
pdf.org

[BACK] - 19: Benjamin James Saddock, MD and Virginia Alcott Saddock, MD.

Synopsis of Psychiatry, 2003. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. 2003. ISBN 0-7817-3183-6

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