8 Neuropsychiatric Symptoms and Treatments of Huntington Disease

March 25, 2021
Rajesh R. Tampi, MD, MS, DFAPA

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Monica Weber, MBA, MSSA, CCTP, LISW-S

Ms Weberis the manager of Behavioral Health Social Work, Cleveland Clinic Akron General, Akron, Ohio.

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Gilbert A. Masterson, MD

Dr Masterson, is an attending psychiatrist, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Cleveland Clinic Akron General, Akron, Ohio.

In approximately half of patients with Huntington disease, symptoms of depression, irritability/aggression, executive dysfunction, psychosis, cognitive decline, and dementia present long before progressive motor symptoms.