An International Survey-based Algorithm for the Pharmacologic Treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Behaviors in Huntington’s Disease

@inproceedings{Anderson2011AnIS,
  title={An International Survey-based Algorithm for the Pharmacologic Treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Behaviors in Huntington’s Disease},
  author={Karen E Anderson and David Craufurd and Mary C. Edmondson and Nathan Goodman and Mark Groves and Erik van Duijn and Daniel P. van Kammen and Lavonne Goodman},
  booktitle={PLoS currents},
  year={2011}
}
It is generally believed that treatments are available to manage obsessive-compulsive behaviors (OCB's) in Huntington's disease (HD). However, lack of an evidence base prevents guideline development. The research literature fails to address the indications for behavioral interventions, drug selection, drug dosing, management of inadequate response to a single drug, and preferred drugs when additional behavioral symptoms comorbid to OCBs are present. In an effort to inform clinical decision… CONTINUE READING