Theory of mind and empathy in preclinical and clinical Huntington's disease.

  title={Theory of mind and empathy in preclinical and clinical Huntington's disease.},
  author={Najia Adjeroud and J{\'e}r{\'e}my Besnard and Nicole el Massioui and Christophe Verny and Adriana Prudean and Clarisse Scherer and B. Gohier and D. Bonneau and Philippe Allain},
  journal={Social cognitive and affective neuroscience},
  volume={11 1},
We investigated cognitive and affective Theory of Mind (ToM) and empathy in patients with premanifest and manifest Huntington's disease (HD). The relationship between ToM performance and executive skills was also examined. Sixteen preclinical and 23 clinical HD patients, and 39 healthy subjects divided into 2 control groups were given a French adaptation of the Yoni test (Shamay-Tsoory, S.G., Aharon-Peretz, J. (2007). Dissociable prefrontal networks for cognitive and affective theory of mind: a… CONTINUE READING
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