Chapter 1. The Etiopathogenesis of Parkinson's Disease: Basic Mechanisms of Neurodegeneration

  1. Mark Hallett2 and
  2. Werner Poewe3
  1. C. Warren Olanow and
  2. Kevin McNaught

Published Online: 29 OCT 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713990.ch1

Therapeutics of Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders

Therapeutics of Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders

How to Cite

Olanow, C. W. and McNaught, K. (2008) The Etiopathogenesis of Parkinson's Disease: Basic Mechanisms of Neurodegeneration, in Therapeutics of Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders (eds M. Hallett and W. Poewe), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470713990.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Human Motor Control Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA

  2. 3

    Department of Neurology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria

Author Information

  1. Department of Neurology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 OCT 2008
  2. Published Print: 17 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470066485

Online ISBN: 9780470713990

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Keywords:

  • Parkinson's disease;
  • PD;
  • parkinsonism;
  • mechanisms of neurodegeneration;
  • etiopathogenesis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Autosomal Dominant PD

  • Autosomal Recessive PD

  • Sporadic PD

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgement

  • References