Treatment of the psychiatric manifestations of Huntington's disease: a review of the literature.

@article{Leroi1998TreatmentOT,
  title={Treatment of the psychiatric manifestations of Huntington's disease: a review of the literature.},
  author={Iracema Leroi and Max Michalon},
  journal={Canadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne de psychiatrie},
  year={1998},
  volume={43 9},
  pages={933-40}
}
OBJECTIVE To review the clinical management of the psychiatric aspects of Huntington's disease (HD), namely the mood disorders, psychotic disorders, anxiety symptoms, sleep disorders, disorders of sexuality, and the behavioural changes of apathy, irritability, and aggression. Emphasis is on pharmacologic and psychotherapeutic intervention strategies. In… CONTINUE READING