Is focal hand dystonia associated with psychopathology?

  title={Is focal hand dystonia associated with psychopathology?},
  author={Jordan Grafman and Leonardo G. Cohen and Mark Hallett},
  journal={Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society},
  volume={6 1},
The purpose of this study was to determine if patients with focal hand dystonia have any significant psychopathology. We studied 20 patients with hand cramps who were participating in a therapeutic trial of botulinum toxin injections. Patients were interviewed and administered the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI). Beck Depression Inventory, Spielberger State-Trait Anxiety Scale, a finger tapping test, and a choice serial reaction time test. Behavioral ratings were also… CONTINUE READING

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