Behavioral manifestations of Huntington disease are represented most commonly by affective illness, with depression being the most prevalent characteristic. A small percentage of patients experience episodic bouts of mania characteristic of bipolar disorder. Patients with Huntington disease may have an increased rate of suicide and can develop psychosis, obsessive-compulsive symptoms, sexual and sleep disorders, and changes in personality.
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Cite this: Shaheen E. Lakhan. Fast Five Quiz: Huntington Disease Signs and Symptoms - Medscape - May 27, 2020.