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Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging$
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Barbara Berkman and Sarah D'Ambruoso

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780195173727

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173727.001.0001

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Older Adults With Neurological Problems Without Significant Dementia

Older Adults With Neurological Problems Without Significant Dementia

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(p.105) 9 Older Adults With Neurological Problems Without Significant Dementia
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Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging
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Gladys GonzáLez-Ramos

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173727.003.0009

This chapter covers two of the most prevalent neurological disorders, Parkinson's disease (PD) and multiple sclerosis (MS). Although both diseases typically can be quite debilitating and impact a person's entire life, social workers have been largely absent from involvement in the care of persons and families living with these diseases. The chapter aims to provide readers with a beginner's understanding of both PD and MS as they impact individuals and families, so that informed care and referrals can be provided. Social workers have an opportunity to make a true contribution to practice with and research about persons and caregivers affected by neurological disorders such as PD and MS.

Keywords:   Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, elderly, aging, social work practice, neurological disorders

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