Day-to-day demands of Parkinson's disease.

  title={Day-to-day demands of Parkinson's disease.},
  author={Barbara Habermann},
  journal={Western journal of nursing research},
  volume={18 4},
This interpretive study explored the experience of having Parkinson's disease in middle life. The researcher examined the day-to-day demands experienced by 16 people (9 men and 7 women), ages 42-59 years, who had been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease for a range of 1-16 years. Demands directly attributable to the illness included acknowledging symptoms and seeking help, balancing emotional responses, dealing with a changing body, gaining formal and practical knowledge, and dealing with… CONTINUE READING

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