Eating and hypothalamus changes in behavioral-variant frontotemporal dementia

@inproceedings{Piguet2011EatingAH,
  title={Eating and hypothalamus changes in behavioral-variant frontotemporal dementia},
  author={Olivier Piguet and {\AA} Peters{\'e}n and Bonnie Yin Ka Lam and Sanaz Gabery and Karen Murphy and John R. Hodges and Glenda M Halliday},
  booktitle={Annals of neurology},
  year={2011}
}
OBJECTIVE Behavioral-variant frontotemporal dementia (bvFTD) is a progressive neurodegenerative brain disorder, clinically characterized by changes in cognition, personality, and behavior. Marked disturbances in eating behavior, such as overeating and preference for sweet foods, are also commonly reported. The hypothalamus plays a critical role in feeding regulation, yet the relation between pathology in this region and eating behavior in FTD is unknown. This study aimed to address this issue… CONTINUE READING

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