Presymptomatic Disease Changes One’s View of Time, Patients Say

Presymptomatic Disease Changes One’s View of Time, Patients Say

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Presymptomatic Disease Changes One’s View of Time, Patients Say

Huntington’s disease patients who have not yet developed symptoms have a different relationship with time than otherwise-healthy individuals, according to a new study based on patient interviews. The findings highlight a need for long-term psychological support for people with presymptomatic Huntington’s to help them develop proactive coping strategies and acceptance of an uncertain future, researchers said. The study, “The experience of a sample of individuals in the United Kingdom living in the pre-manifest stage of…

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