Epidemiology and Genetics of Parkinson’s Disease

  • Demetrius M. Maraganore
Part of the Current Clinical Practice book series (CCP)


The purposes of this chapter are to establish the public health significance of Parkinson’s disease (PD) and to provide epidemiologic insights into its causes and possible prevention.


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Selected Reading

  1. Eldridge R, Rocca WA. Parkinson’s disease, in The Genetic Basis of Common Diseases ( King RA, Rotter JI, Motulsky AG eds), Oxford University Press, New York, 1992, pp. 775–791.Google Scholar
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