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Book and Media Review
August 2016

Review of Medication-Induced Movement Disorders

Author Affiliations
  • 1Department of Neurology, Henry Ford Health System–West Bloomfield, West Bloomfield, Michigan
 

Medication-Induced Movement Disorders
Joseph H.  Friedman, ed
182 pp, $140, ISBN 978-1-10706-600-7, Cambridge, England, Cambridge University Press, 2015.

JAMA Neurol. 2016;73(8):1034. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2016.1760

Over the past century, the field of medicine has been revolutionized by the use of numerous pharmaceutical therapies. The medications used in these therapies have significantly reduced the morbidity and mortality rates associated with a countless number of diseases. However, as Dr Friedman notes in his introduction to Medication-Induced Movement Disorders, idiosyncratic adverse drug events are contributing to a new, growing burden of illness that is increasing the demand for more health care from our already stressed health care system.

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