Movement disorders

Connor B. McKeown*, Paul Crawford

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Idiopathic Parkinson’s disease (IPD) has a prevalence of about 0.3 % in the general population with prevalence increasing to 5 % by age 85. The disease is fairly rare less than 50 years of age. Smoking appears to be a protective factor, with less smokers progressing to IPD [1].

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFamily Medicine
Subtitle of host publicationPrinciples and Practice
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages9
ISBN (Electronic)9783319044149
ISBN (Print)9783319044132
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2016
Externally publishedYes


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