A meta-analytic review of verbal fluency deficits in Huntington's disease.

@article{Henry2005AMR,
  title={A meta-analytic review of verbal fluency deficits in Huntington's disease.},
  author={Julie D. Henry and John R. Crawford and Louise H. Phillips},
  journal={Neuropsychology},
  year={2005},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={243-52}
}
A meta-analysis of 30 studies with 1,511 participants was conducted to estimate and compare the magnitude of deficits on tests of phonemic and semantic fluency for patients with Huntington's disease (HD) relative to healthy control participants. As has been found for patients with focal frontal cortical lesions (but not for patients with focal temporal cortical lesions), symptomatic HD patients were comparably impaired on tests of phonemic and semantic fluency (rs=.71 and .73, respectively… CONTINUE READING

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