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Frontotemporal Dementia Syndromes

by John R. Hodges

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Neurology & clinical neurophysiology,
  • Neurology - General,
  • Medical / Neurology,
  • Medical,
  • Medical / Nursing

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages346
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10437482M
    ISBN 100521854776
    ISBN 109780521854771

      Other movement-related frontotemporal disorders include frontotemporal dementia with parkinsonism and frontotemporal dementia with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (FTD-ALS). Frontotemporal dementia with parkinsonism can be an inherited disease caused by a genetic tau mutation. Symptoms include movement problems similar to those of Parkinson’s. Frontotemporal dementia is an uncommon type of dementia that causes problems with behaviour and language. Dementia is the name for problems with mental abilities caused by gradual changes and damage in the brain. Frontotemporal dementia affects the front and sides of the brain (the frontal and temporal lobes).

    Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration. Frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD) is genetically, neuropathologically, and clinically heterogeneous and may present as a dementia with three major clinical syndromes dominated by behavioral, language, and motor disorders, respectively. From: Handbook of Clinical Neurology, Related terms: Parkinsonism. What is frontotemporal dementia? Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) is the name given to dementia when it is due to progressive damage to the frontal and/or temporal lobes of the brain. The right and left frontal lobes at the front of the brain are involved in mood, social behaviour, attention, judgement, planning and self-control. Damage can lead to reduced intellectual.

    The APA Handbook of Dementia addresses assessment, comorbidity, evaluation, and treatment of various forms of dementia.. The handbook reviews common dementias including Alzheimer's disease, Lewy body disease, vascular dementia, frontotemporal dementia, and other less common : This topic will review the clinical features and diagnosis of the main clinical syndromes of FTD. The treatment of FTD and the genetics, pathology, and pathogenesis of FTD are discussed separately. (See "Frontotemporal dementia: Treatment" and "Frontotemporal dementia: Epidemiology, pathology, and pathogenesis".) TERMINOLOGY.


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Frontotemporal Dementia Syndromes by John R. Hodges Download PDF EPUB FB2

Frontotemporal dementia is an umbrella term for a group of uncommon brain disorders that primarily affect the frontal and temporal lobes of the brain.

These areas of the brain are generally associated with personality, behavior and language. In frontotemporal dementia, portions of these lobes shrink (atrophy). Frontotemporal Dementia Syndromes provides a much needed review of the current status of our knowledge of these syndromes.

The book starts with chapters reviewing the history of the condition and describes the presenting clinical, neuropsychiatric and neuropsychological features, before reviewing, in detail, the areas of greatest recent Price: $   Frontotemporal Dementia Syndromes provides a much needed review of the current status of our knowledge of these syndromes.

The book starts with chapters reviewing the history of the condition and describes the presenting clinical, neuropsychiatric and neuropsychological features, before reviewing, in detail, the areas of greatest recent. The book concludes with a chapter proposing a multidisciplinary approach to patient management.

Frontotemporal Dementia Syndromes will be essential reading for neurologists, psychologists, psychiatrists and other clinicians interested in cognitive and behavioural disorders, as well as to basic scientists working in the area of : Edited by John R.

Hodges. Get this from a library. Frontotemporal dementia syndromes. [John R Hodges;] -- In the past decade there have been enormous advances in our understanding of frontotemporal dementia and related syndromes.

The impetus for these advances has come from a number of directions. Frontotemporal Dementia provides an in-depth look at the history, various types, genetics, neuropathology and psychosocial aspects of one of the most common but least understood causes of dementia, frontotemporal lobar degeneration, from one of the world's leading centers for the study of dementia.

Aided by the latest research in diagnosis, mechanism and treatment, this book 5/5(2). Frontotemporal Dementia Syndromes provides a much needed review of the current status of our knowledge of these syndromes. The book starts with chapters reviewing the history of the condition and describes the presenting clinical, neuropsychiatric and neuropsychological features, before reviewing, in detail, the areas of greatest recent Price: $ Buy Frontotemporal Dementia Syndromes by Hodges, John R.

(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Originally published inthis book reflects the enormous advances in our understanding of frontotemporal dementia and related syndromes. The impetus for these advances has come from a number of directions including genetic discoveries, fresh approaches to neuroimaging and improved neuropsychological understanding of the cognitive aspects.

Originally published inthis book reflects the enormous advances in our understanding of frontotemporal dementia and related syndromes. The impetus for these advances has come from a number of directions including genetic discoveries, fresh approaches to neuroimaging and improved neuropsychological understanding of the cognitive aspects of /5(3).

Although no book can completely capture the rapid revolutions in the field of frontotemporal dementia (FTD), Frontotemporal Dementia Syndromes certainly does a great job in summarising some of these advances, and serves as an excellent treatise on these disorders for all professionals with an interest in neurodegenerative disorders.

Frontotemporal dementia Article Literature Review (PDF Available) in BMJ (online) (aug12 3):ff August with Reads How we measure 'reads'. Chapter 17 discusses the three main frontotemporal dementia (FTD) syndromes—the behavioral variant (bvFTD), which comprises over half of patients, and the language-predominant syndromes of progressive non-fluent aphasia (PNFA) and semantic dementia (SD), with a focus on the pathology and pathophysiology, genetic contribution, clinical presentations, diagnosis.

Progressive nonfluent aphasia (PNFA) is a disorder of language characterized by nonfluent spontaneous speech, with hesitancy, agrammatism, and phonemic errors, requiring significant effort in speech production. It fits within the spectrum of frontotemporal dementia syndromes and may be seen with a corticobasal syndrome.

Frontotemporal Dementia Syndromes In the past decade there have been enormous advances in our understanding of frontotemporal dementia and related syndromes. The impetus for these advances has come from a number of directions including genetic discoveries, new approaches to neuroimaging and improved neuropsychological understanding of the.

Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD), including a variety commonly referred to as Pick's disease, is a form of dementia that is characterized by a degeneration of the brain's frontal lobe, which sometimes expands into the temporal lobe.

FTD can be extremely difficult to diagnose accurately, because of a series of symptoms that vary strongly from. Frontotemporal dementia refers to a diverse group of conditions that collectively are a major cause of young onset dementia Clinically, these diseases present chiefly as progressive aphasia or as disintegration of personality and behaviour that may be misdiagnosed as a psychiatric disorder.

Frontotemporal dementia is commonly associated with other neurological impairment, in particular parkinsonism or motor neurone disease. Treatment remains supportive, but patients and families need extensive counselling, future planning, and involvement of social and mental health services.

Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) is a clinically and. Introduction. Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) is a neurodegenerative disease that affects the frontal and temporal lobes and presents with alterations to memory, language, and behavior has a prevalence between 15 and 22 inpeople and an incidence between and inpeople 2 and is considered to be early-onset dementia.

A total of % of cases. Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) is the most common of a group of clinical syndromes associated with semantic dementia, 14 and these different syndromes may be seen within the same family. 15,16 Because FTLD can be dementia; FTLD-U=frontotemporal lobar degeneration, ubiquitinated type.

Figure 3: Histological changes in the cerebral cortex. Frontotemporal dementias (FTDs) are a group of neurodegenerative disorders associated with shrinking of the frontal and temporal anterior lobes of the brain.

Symptoms include marked changes in social behavior and personality, and/or problems with language. People with behavior changes may have disinhibition (with socially inappropriate behavior), apathy and .The book concludes with a chapter proposing a multidisciplinary approach to patient management.

Frontotemporal Dementia Syndromes will be essential reading for neurologists, psychologists, psychiatrists and other clinicians interested in cognitive and behavioural disorders, as well as to basic scientists working in the area of neurodegeneration.Frontotemporal dementia is an insidious neurodegenerative disease characterised by progressive deficits in behaviour and cognition.

Three main clinical entities as well as overlaping syndromes.