Closing-in behaviour in fronto-temporal dementia

@article{Ambron2009ClosinginBI,
  title={Closing-in behaviour in fronto-temporal dementia},
  author={Elisabetta Ambron and Francesca Allaria and Robert D. McIntosh and Sergio Della Sala},
  journal={Journal of Neurology},
  year={2009},
  volume={256},
  pages={1004-1006}
}
‘‘Closing-in behaviour’’ (CIB) is the tendency in copying tasks (figure copying or gesture imitation) to perform very close to or even on the top of the model. This phenomenon, which has been reported in focal brain diseases (cerebral stroke, encephalitis, epilepsy) [1–3] and various forms of dementia [4–6], has been noted most commonly in Alzheimer’s disease (AD) [6]. In AD, the frequency of this behaviour increases with dementia severity [7] and with increasing complexity of the figures… CONTINUE READING
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