Somatic Symptom Disorder in Semantic Dementia: The Role of Alexisomia.


BACKGROUND Semantic dementia (SD) is a neurodegenerative disorder characterized by loss of semantic knowledge. SD may be associated with somatic symptom disorder due to excessive preoccupation with unidentified somatic sensations. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the frequency of somatic symptom disorder among patients with SD in comparison to comparably demented… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.psym.2016.08.002