The language profile of behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia

  title={The language profile of behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia},
  author={Chris J. D. Hardy and Aisling H. Buckley and Laura E. Downey and Manja Lehmann and Vitor C. Zimmerer and Rosemary A. Varley and Sebastian J. Crutch and Jonathan D. Rohrer and Elizabeth K. Warrington and Jason D Warren},
  booktitle={Journal of Alzheimer's disease : JAD},
BACKGROUND The language profile of behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia (bvFTD) remains to be fully defined. OBJECTIVE We aimed to quantify the extent of language deficits in this patient group. METHODS We assessed a cohort of patients with bvFTD (n = 24) in relation to patients with semantic variant primary progressive aphasia (svPPA; n = 14), nonfluent variant primary progressive aphasia (nfvPPA; n = 18), and healthy age-matched individuals (n = 24) cross-sectionally and… CONTINUE READING


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