The Early Neuropsychological and Behavioral Characteristics of Frontotemporal Dementia

@article{Wittenberg2008TheEN,
  title={The Early Neuropsychological and Behavioral Characteristics of Frontotemporal Dementia},
  author={Dana Wittenberg and Katherine L. Possin and Katya Rascovsky and Katherine P. Rankin and Bruce L. Miller and Joel H. Kramer},
  journal={Neuropsychology Review},
  year={2008},
  volume={18},
  pages={91-102}
}
Frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD) represent a constellation of disorders that may be overlooked or misdiagnosed, despite being fairly common presenile neurodegenerative diseases. Although the cognitive disorder can be difficult to document, particularly early in the dementia course, neuropsychological evaluation can assist in the diagnosis. Neuropsychologists are in an excellent position to draw from related disciplines like personality theory and social psychology to better assess the… CONTINUE READING
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