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Movement Disorders

Lorene M. Nelson, Caroline M. Tanner, Stephen K. Van Den Eeden, and Valerie M. McGuire

in Neuroepidemiology: From principles to practice

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195133790
eISBN:
9780199863730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195133790.003.06
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter covers five movement disorders: Parkinson's disease, dystonia, tic disorders, Huntington's disease, and essential tremor. These disorders demonstrate many of the most common challenges ... More


Neurorehabilitation Robotics and Neuroprosthetics

Robert Riener

in Neuroergonomics: The brain at work

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195177619
eISBN:
9780199864683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177619.003.0022
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter focuses on the new strategies and devices that can mitigate movement disorders caused by lesions of the central nervous system (CNS), peripheral nervous system (PNS), and the ... More


Disorders of Volition from Neurological Disease: Altered Awareness of Action in Neurological Disorders

James B. Rowe and Noham Wolpe

in The Sense of Agency

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190267278
eISBN:
9780190267308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190267278.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

The ability to act voluntarily is fundamentally important to humans, yet it can be impaired by many neurological conditions. These can lead to several disorders of volition, affecting the control of ... More


Respiratory muscle function in breathlessness

Michael I. Polkey

in Dyspnoea in Advanced Disease: A guide to clinical management

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198530039
eISBN:
9780191730450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530039.003.0008
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses the function of respiratory muscles and their interaction with the respiratory system in health and disease. Dyspnoea generally occurs when the load on the respiratory muscle ... More


Ecstasy-Belonging in Madagascar and Brazil

Kélina Gotman

in Choreomania: Dance and Disorder

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190840419
eISBN:
9780190840457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190840419.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Dance

Choreomania became distinctly political. Missionary physicians and neuroscientists stationed in Madagascar and Brazil compared trance-like revolutionary uprisings to the literature on choreomania. ... More


Excessive movement

Mark Selikowitz

in ADHD: The Facts

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198867371
eISBN:
9780191904127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198867371.003.0004
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Clinical Medicine

This chapter describes two quite different types of excessive movement that may occur in a child with ADHD, although it is important to note that many children with ADHD are not overactive. The first ... More


Movement Disorders

Max Fink MD

in Electroconvulsive Therapy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195365740
eISBN:
9780197562604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195365740.003.0011
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

Patients with mental disorders exhibit a range of abnormal movements. The severely depressed are given to hand wringing, pacing, and restlessness. Others lie in bed, stare into space, and posture ... More


Fifty-plus Years of Human Single Neuron Recordings: a Personal Perspective

Itzhak Fried

in Single Neuron Studies of the Human Brain: Probing Cognition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027205
eISBN:
9780262323994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027205.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

The early history of human single neuron recording, from the first published example in 1955, is reviewed, including investigations of the pathophysiology of epilepsy and movement disorders, and ... More


Beginning

Allan Hugh Cole Jr.

in Counseling Persons with Parkinson's Disease

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190672928
eISBN:
9780197570180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190672928.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Through personal narrative, this chapter details the author’s experience of first becoming aware that something was not right with his body. This experience leads to visiting his primary care doctor ... More


Hiding

Allan Hugh Cole Jr.

in Counseling Persons with Parkinson's Disease

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190672928
eISBN:
9780197570180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190672928.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter details a painful period of hiding the author’s illness from others, meaning before he shared his diagnosis publicly. The author recounts the experience of a strange phone call that a ... More


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