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Understanding Behavior-Dr.Paulsen


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Understanding Behavior-Dr.Paulsen
Provide people living with HD this excellent resource from Dr. Paulsen which addresses the various aspects of behavior in someone with Huntington's Disease.  Includes tips on how to help.  This is the next "Bible of HD' to the Physician's Guide to The Management of HD.    Table of Contents
The need for recognition of problem behaviors; Cognitive changes in HD are specific and predictable ; Cognitive changes in HD are specific and predictable; Thinking ahead; Organizational skills;Attention; Self-monitoring and awareness; Self-monitoring and awareness; Mood changes; Cognition-based versus mood-based behaviors; Behavioral changes and stage of HD; Effects of disease versus reaction to disease