Huntington's disease patients show impaired perception of disgust in the gustatory and olfactory modalities

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Colleges, School and Institutes

Abstract

Patients with Huntington's disease show deficits in recognizing disgust in the facial expressions and vocal intonations of others. In this study, the authors demonstrate that these disgust-related deficits extend to foul-smelling olfactory stimuli and inappropriate combinations of taste stimuli.

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)119-121
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Neuropsychiatry
Volume17
Issue number17
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2005