About this Research Topic
The purpose of this Research Topic is to publish high-quality research papers addressing patient empowerment and related strategies aiding the shift from a physician-centred care towards patient-centred care for persons with movement disorders such as Parkinson's disease and other hypo- and hyperkinetic affections. The following types of articles are welcome: Original Research, Brief Report, Mini Review, Review, Methods, Opinion and Perspective.
Potential topics include, but are not limited to: patient empowerment, patient participation, patient control, patient-centeredness, self-efficacy, health literacy, development and validation of questionnaires and satisfaction surveys, development of facilitation environments, conceptual maps, frameworks, healthcare service quality improvement and patient-centred integrated healthcare.
The scope of the Research Topic should provide broad interest to readers since it spans movement disorder specialists, neurologists, psychiatrists, psychologists, geneticists, nurses, and any allied health professionals involved in the care of persons with a movement disorder.
Keywords: Patient empowerment, patient centricity, patient engagement, patient involvement, personalized medicine
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