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Articles by Alice Melão

Early Huntington’s Patients More Impulsive, but Show Normal Risk Behaviors

A recent report showed that patients with early Huntington’s disease (HD) cannot control their impulsiveness. However, when confronted with a risk-taking situation, they present a similar response as individuals without the disease. Recognizing this behavior pattern can have important implications during treatment and rehabilitation. The study, “Early Huntington’s Disease:…