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BACKGROUND Previous studies indicate increased prevalences of suicidal ideation, suicide attempts, and completed suicide in Huntington's disease (HD) compared with the general population. This study investigates correlates and predictors of suicidal ideation in HD. METHODS The study cohort consisted of 2106 HD mutation carriers, all participating in the(More)
BACKGROUND The majority of Huntington's disease (HD) mutation carriers experience some psychopathology during their lifetime, varying from irritability to psychosis, but prevalences of particular symptoms vary widely due to diverse study populations in different stages of HD and the use of different assessment methods. METHODS The study population(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of the study is to investigate the performance of the clock drawing test as a screening tool for cognitive impairment in Huntington's disease (HD) mutation carriers. METHODS The performance of the clock drawing test was assessed in 65 mutation carriers using the Shulman and the Freund scoring systems. The mini-mental state examination,(More)
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