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Published: 26 November 2020

160 Pages


ISBN: 9780198844389

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Huntington's Disease

Third Edition

Oliver Quarrell

The Facts Series

  • An introductory guide to Huntington's disease (HD) written for patients with the condition and their families and carers.
  • Features Key Points at the beginning of each chapter to help the reader focus on the chapter contents.
  • Includes 'Case studies' and 'Patient perspectives' throughout, offering real-life accounts from people who have or know someone with the condition.
  • Includes a glossary to help readers understand the more technical terms.

New to this Edition:

  • Completely revised and updated with the latest knowledge and research in Huntington's disease.
  • Coverage of new trials aimed at reducing the level of the abnormal protein (huntingtin) in the brains of HD patients.
  • Expanded chapter on the standard treatments for HD, focused on managing symptoms.
  • Chapter 4 expanded to include explanation of the new term 'Paediatric Huntington's Disease' (PHD).

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