Distinctive Neuropsychological Patterns in Frontotemporal Dementia, Semantic Dementia, And Alzheimer Disease

  title={Distinctive Neuropsychological Patterns in Frontotemporal Dementia, Semantic Dementia, And Alzheimer Disease},
  author={Joel H. Kramer and Jennifer Jurik and Sharon J. Sha and Katherine P. Rankin and Howard J. Rosen and Julene K. Johnson and Bruce L. Miller},
  journal={Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology},
ObjectiveTo assess the ability of a brief neuropsychological bedside screening battery to discriminate between Alzheimer disease, frontotemporal dementia, and semantic dementia. MethodsSubjects were 21 patients with frontotemporal dementia, 14 patients with semantic dementia, and 30 patients with Alzheimer disease comparable in terms of Mini Mental Status Examination score, age, and education. Frontotemporal dementia and semantic dementia diagnoses were made clinically using the consensus… 
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