Behavioural complaints in participants who underwent predictive testing for Huntington's disease.

@article{WitjesAn2002BehaviouralCI,
  title={Behavioural complaints in participants who underwent predictive testing for Huntington's disease.},
  author={M-N W Witjes-An{\'e} and Aeilko H. Zwinderman and Aad Tibben and G-J B van Ommen and Raymund Roos},
  journal={Journal of medical genetics},
  year={2002},
  volume={39 11},
  pages={857-62}
}
Changes in mood and behaviour form the most variable symptoms of the clinical characteristics of Huntington’s disease (HD). Although the diagnosis is usually based on motor signs, behavioural changes occur as a first manifestation of HD in up to half of the patients. 3 Irritable behaviour, aggression, and depression are most commonly seen in the first phase of the disease. Anxiety, obsessions, and apathy are also extremely common in HD. In certain families, major affective disorders may appear… CONTINUE READING

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