Personality and Neuropsychological Profiles in Friedreich Ataxia

  title={Personality and Neuropsychological Profiles in Friedreich Ataxia},
  author={S. Sayah and J Y Rotge and H{\'e}l{\`e}ne Francisque and Marcela Gargiulo and Virginie Czernecki and Damian Justo and Khadija Lahlou-Lafor{\^e}t and Val{\'e}rie Hahn and Massimo Pandolfo and Antoine P{\'e}lissolo and Philippe Fossati and Alexandra Durr},
  journal={The Cerebellum},
Friedreich ataxia, an autosomal recessive mitochondrial disease, is the most frequent inherited ataxia. Many studies have attempted to identify cognitive and affective changes associated with the disease, but conflicting results have been obtained, depending on the tests used and because many of the samples studied were very small. We investigated personality and neuropsychological characteristics in a cohort of 47 patients with genetically confirmed disease. The neuropsychological battery… CONTINUE READING


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