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The clinical manifestation of mental disorder in Huntington's disease: a retrospective case record study of disease progression.

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All cases (86) of Huntington's Disease presenting between 1970 and 1987 in the Grampian Health Board region were identified and a case note analysis of neurological and psychiatric syndromes carried out--the latter using the PSE syndrome check-list. The commonest syndromes were organic impairment, irritability, loss of interest and concentration and simple depression and these were often the presenting psychiatric syndromes. General anxiety, worrying and social unease occurred early, commonly...

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Besson, JA More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Simpson, S More by this author
Journal:
Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica
Volume:
83
Issue:
1
Pages:
53-60
Publication date:
1991-01-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1600-0447
ISSN:
0001-690X
URN:
uuid:aa807f51-ac18-4119-8565-fd2644b845ad
Source identifiers:
139218
Local pid:
pubs:139218

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