Characterization of apathy in persons with frontotemporal dementia and the impact on family caregivers.

Abstract

This study characterized daytime activity and apathy in patients with behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia (bvFTD) and semantic dementia (SD) and their family caregivers. Twenty-two patient-caregiver dyads were enrolled: 13 bvFTD and 9 SD. Data were collected on behavior and movement. Patients and caregivers wore Actiwatches for 2 weeks to record… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/WAD.0b013e3182471c54

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