'We call it the shaking illness': perceptions and experiences of Parkinson's disease in rural northern Tanzania

BACKGROUND Parkinson disease (PD) causes physical disability that negatively affects the quality of life of the sufferer's and their families. There are no Parkinson's disease (PD) social science studies published from Africa. This paper presents findings from a qualitative research study on how PD is perceived and treated in a population of approximately… CONTINUE READING