Cognition and psychopathology in myoclonus-dystonia

Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry, 06/12/2012

The findings of this study suggest that anxiety disorders and executive dysfunctions may be part of the phenotype of myoclonus–dystonia (M–D) patients with a DYT11 mutation, whereas depressive symptoms and semantic fluency impairments may be secondary to suffering from a chronic movement disorder, regardless of DYT11 gene mutation.

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