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 a degenerative neurological disorder, typified by difficulties in movement, forinstance a continual rapid tremor in the limbs, a lack of sensory-motor co-ordination and atendency to be continually tired. The condition is thought to be caused by problems in theproduction of the neurotransmitter dopamine.

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July 28th 2021

behavioural therapy

 a form of treatmentthat aims to change behaviour by means of systematic desensitisation, behaviour modification, or aversiontherapy.