An assessment of verbal recall, recognition and fluency abilities in patients with Huntington's disease.

@article{Butters1986AnAO,
  title={An assessment of verbal recall, recognition and fluency abilities in patients with Huntington's disease.},
  author={Nelson Butters and James Wolfe and Eric L. Granholm and Mary Martone},
  journal={Cortex; a journal devoted to the study of the nervous system and behavior},
  year={1986},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={11-32}
}
Two investigations concerned with the memory deficits of patients with Huntington's Disease (HD) were performed. In the first experiment, early and advanced HD patients showed superior recognition memory than did alcoholic Korsakoff patients on modified recall and recognition forms of the Rey Auditory Verbal Learning Test. In contrast, on a letter fluency test (FAS) requiring the patients to search their semantic memories, both HD groups produced fewer correct words and perseveration errors… CONTINUE READING
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