Cognitive and psychiatric evaluation of 40 patients with myotonic dystrophy

G. Colombo, G. I. Perini, M. V. Miotti, M. Armani, C. Angelini

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Abstract

We evaluated 40 patients suffering from a severe form a myotonic dystrophy (MD) with neuropsychological (WAIS-R, MMSE) and psychiatric tests (SADS, SRT) for the assessment of cognitive and psychiatric symptoms. We tested 20 normal volunteers as control group. Patients with MD scored significantly, lower on WAIS Full Scale (p

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)53-58
Number of pages6
JournalItalian Journal of Neurological Sciences
Volume13
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 1992

Keywords

  • cognitive function
  • Myotonic dystrophy
  • psychiatric diagnosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Clinical Neurology

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