Patient Education

Handouts for Patient Care

The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society has compiled a series of downloadable patient handouts (as PDFs) on various movement disorder topics to be shared with patients.

Handouts are available in more than 20 languages covering 13 topics, with new ones being added regularly. Click on a tab below to search by topic and language.

Click on a tab below to view and download PDF by Topic and Language.
To view as HTML webpages, click here.


Botulinum Toxin
Cognitive Impairment and Behavioral Problems in Parkinson's Disease
Corticobasal Degeneration
Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson's Disease
Depression, Anxiety and Apathy in Parkinson's Disease
Essential Tremor
Exercise for Parkinson's Disease
Hereditary Ataxia
Huntington's Disease
Impulse Control Disorders in Parkinson's Disease
Infusion Therapies for Parkinson's Disease
Multiple System Atrophy (MSA)
Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
Surgical Treatments for Essential Tremor
Tics and Tourette Syndrome
Thank You

MDS acknowledges and thanks the translators who worked on this project, which includes members from the European and Asian Oceanian Sections of the Society.

Leaflet Lanuguages

Leaflets have been translated into the following languages:

Arabic ♦ Armenian ♦ Bangla ♦ Bulgarian ♦ Chinese ♦ Croatian ♦ Czech ♦ Danish ♦ Dutch ♦ Estonian ♦ French ♦ German ♦ Greek ♦ Hebrew ♦ Hungarian ♦ Italian ♦ Latvian ♦ Lithuanian ♦ Macedonian ♦ Norwegian ♦ Persian ♦ Polish ♦ Portuguese ♦ Romanian ♦ Russian ♦ Serbian ♦ Slovak ♦ Slovenian ♦ Spanish ♦ Swedish ♦ Turkish ♦ Ukrainian