Partners of mutation-carriers for Huntington's disease: forgotten persons?


This study focuses on psychological distress and coping strategies in partners of tested persons 5 years after predictive testing for Huntington's disease. A total of 16 carrier-couples and 17 noncarrier-couples participated in the study. Self-report questionnaires were used, assessing depression level, anxiety, intrusive and avoidance thoughts and coping… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/sj.ejhg.5201462


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