Parkinson, James

C. G. Goetz*, Jennifer G Goldman

*Corresponding author for this work

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James Parkinson was a general physician of the early nineteenth century, who wrote extensively on medical and nonmedical issues. His short monograph, An Essay on the Shaking Palsy, is one of the most important sources on the disorder that bears his name, Parkinson's disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Movement Disorders
PublisherElsevier Inc
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)9780123741059
ISBN (Print)9780123741011
StatePublished - Jan 1 2010


  • James
  • Medical history
  • Neurological history
  • Parkinson
  • Parkinson's disease

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine
  • General Neuroscience


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