This sourcebook has been created for patients who have decided to make education and Internet-based research an integral part of the treatment process. Although it gives information useful to doctors, caregivers and other health professionals, it also tells patients where and how to look for information covering virtually all topics related to olivopontocerebellar atrophy, from the essentials to the most advanced areas of research. The title of this book includes the word official. This reflects the fact that the sourcebook draws from public, academic, government, and peer-reviewed research. Selected readings from various agencies are reproduced to give you some of the latest official information available to date on olivopontocerebellar atrophy. Following an introductory chapter, the sourcebook is organized into three parts. PART I: THE ESSENTIALS; Chapter 1. The Essentials on Olivopontocerebellar Atrophy: Guidelines; Chapter 2. Seeking Guidance; PART II: ADDITIONAL RESOURCES AND ADVANCED MATERIAL; Chapter 3. Studies on Olivopontocerebellar Atrophy; Chapter 4. Books on Olivopontocerebellar Atrophy; Chapter 5. Multimedia on Olivopontocerebellar Atrophy; PART III. APPENDICES; Appendix A. Finding Medical Libraries; Appendix B. Your Rights and Insurance; ONLINE GLOSSARIES; OLIVOPONTONCEREBELLAR ATROPHY GLOSSARY; INDEX. Related topics include: Atrophy Olivopontocerebellar, Multiple systems atrophy, Olivopontocerebellar degeneration, Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type IV, Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type V, Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type VI, Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type VII, Spinocerebellar Atrophy Type I.