[A study of utilization and imitation behavior in cases with striatocapsular infarction].

Utilization behavior (UB) and imitation behavior (IB) were first described by Lhermitte (1983; 1986) for neurobehavioral disorders due to the frontal lobe damage. Recently, the similar symptoms were also observed in several reports of subcortical lesion cases without any lesion of the frontal lobe. We studied 16 consecutive patients with unilateral… (More)