Comparison of executive and visuospatial memory function in Huntington's disease and dementia of Alzheimer type matched for degree of dementia

Lange, K W; Sahakian, B J; Quinn, N P; Marsden, C D; Robbins, T W
May 1995
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;May1995, Vol. 58 Issue 5, p598
Academic Journal
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