Françoise Bussière

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Apathy is the most frequent behavioral symptom in Alzheimer's disease and is also frequently reported in other brain organic disorders occurring in the elderly. Based on the literature, we hypothesized that apathy was related to an anterior cingulate hypofunction. Forty-one subjects were studied. According to ICD 10 diagnostic criteria, 28 patients had(More)
We report the case of a 35-year-old who was referred for brain perfusion single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) for pharmacoresistant epilepsy. Her medical history included brain surgery for an inflammatory lesion of unknown origin at age 23 before partial epilepsy occurred. The seizures became refractory to standard antiepileptic drugs and she(More)
Fifteen nondemented subjects with memory complaints underwent serial single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) studies with technetium-99m-d, l-hexamethyl-propylene amine oxime (HMPAO) as tracer. Scans were carried out under a baseline conditions and during the learning phase of the Memory Efficiency Profile (MEP), a combined visual perception and(More)
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