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

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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.


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