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BACKGROUND There is limited information about the functional profile of behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia (bvFTD). OBJECTIVE To compare direct and indirect assessments of activities of daily living (ADLs) in bvFTD and Alzheimer disease (AD) and their relationship with cognitive performance. METHODS In all, 20 patients with bvFTD, 30 patients(More)
  • Comportamento Brasil Lima-Silva, Thais Bento, Santoro Bahia, Valéria, Amaral Carvalho, Viviane +24 others
  • 2015
Functional profile of patients with behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia (bvFTD) compared to patients with Alzheimer's disease and normal controls Original Article 96 Functional profile of frontotemporal dementia Lima-Silva TB, et al. ABSTRACT. There are few studies describing the functional changes in behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia(More)
  • Comportamento Brasil, Bento Lima-Silva, Thais, Santoro Bahia, Valéria, Amaral Carvalho +27 others
  • 2015
Background: Staging scales for dementia have been devised for grading Alzheimer's disease (AD) but do not include the specific symptoms of frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD). Objective: To translate and adapt the Frontotemporal Dementia Rating Scale (FTD-FRS) to Brazilian Portuguese. Methods: The cross-cultural adaptation process consisted of the(More)
The aim was to conduct a systematic review of studies that described the functional profile of patients with behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia (bvFTD), published between 2000 and 2013. The bibliographic search was conducted using the terms "frontotemporal dementia" and "frontotemporal lobar degeneration" in combination with "independence,"(More)
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