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The Resource With Shaking Hands : Aging with Parkinson's Disease in America's Heartland

With Shaking Hands : Aging with Parkinson's Disease in America's Heartland

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With Shaking Hands : Aging with Parkinson's Disease in America's Heartland
Title
With Shaking Hands
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Aging with Parkinson's Disease in America's Heartland
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Language
eng
Summary
Far from celebrity media spotlight, ordinary individuals, many older and less advantaged, suffer the disabling pain of Parkinson's disease (PD), an illness whose progressive symptoms often mimic old age and cause mobility impairment, communication barriers, and social isolation. At the heart of With Shaking Hands is the account of elder Americans in rural Iowa who have been diagnosed with PD. With a focus on the impact of chronic illness on an aging population, Samantha Solimeo combines clear and accessible prose with qualitative and quantitative research to demonstrate how the disease acceler
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Literary form
non fiction
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  • bibliography
Series statement
Studies in Medical Anthropology
With Shaking Hands : Aging with Parkinson's Disease in America's Heartland
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With Shaking Hands : Aging with Parkinson's Disease in America's Heartland
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt5hj9zh
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-190) and index
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
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not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; 1: Introduction: Becoming Old, Becoming Sick; 2: Ethnography and Age in the Field; 3: It Takes a Little While to Find Out for Sure; 4: It's a Nasty, Hiding Disease; 5: I Don't Know What to Blame It On; 6: I Don't Know What's Worse, Parkinson's or the Medications; 7: It Gets Worse; 8: Changing Bodies, Changing Roles; 9: Conclusion: Aging, Embodiment, and Conditions; Appendix A: Interview Participants; Appendix B: Selected Resources; Bibliography; Index; About the Author
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1 online resource (208 pages).
Form of item
online
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9780813547121
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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