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Huntington’s Disease: Cognitive and Behavioral Symptoms and Treatment

Length:45 MinutesCME Credits:0Release Date:Jul 01, 2019

Experienced / IntermediateInteractive

Program Description

The MDS Huntington's Disease: Cognitive and Psychiatric Symptoms and Treatment course will provide a comprehensive overview of cognitive and psychiatric symptoms and treatment of Huntington's disease.


  • Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders


Veronika Datieva, MD, PhD ; Yury Seliverstov, MD, PhD ; Iva Stankovic, MD

Course Purpose

The primary purpose of this course is to provide information on cognitive and psychiatric symptoms and treatment of Huntington's disease.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity learners will be able to:
1. Describe how cognition is affected by Huntington's disease
2. List the different psychiatric symptoms seen in Huntington's disease
3. Describe the current treatment options for cognitive and psychiatric symptoms in Huntington's disease

Intended Audience

This activity is intended for neurologists, primary care physicians with an interest in movement disorders, neurology residents and movement disorder fellows.

Hardware and Software Requirements

1. Active Internet connection (DSL or Cable). Dial-up connection will have constant buffering problem.
2. Compatible with Windows PC and MAC (256 MB of RAM or higher)
3. Activity is best viewed on Internet Explorer 9.0 or higher, Safari 5.0 or higher and Firefox 29.0 or higher
4. Adobe Flash Player 12.0 (or higher).
5. Adobe Reader to print certificate.

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