The earliest records of this disease were in 1872. The people before the diagnosis of this condition believed that people suffering from Huntington disease were all primarily possessed by demons. They believed they were taken over by demons. The patients who had this condition had to suffer the wrath of the general public (“What Is the History of Huntington’s”). The people did not know better they were all afraid of the unknown. The patients who were suffering from this disease were also subjected to cruel treatments from the public. It was only in early 19th century that information about this disease and awareness of this condition started to spread. In the year 1993 the researchers found out the gene causing this condition. This condition makes the patient depend on others for sustenance. This disease does not actually cause death. The cause of death is usually other factors.