Frontotemporal Cognitive Disorder

Resources for Patients and Caregivers

Frontotemporal disorders (FTD), sometimes called frontotemporal dementia, are the result of damage to neurons in the frontal and temporal lobes of the brain. Many possible symptoms can result, including unusual behaviors, emotional problems, trouble communicating, difficulty with work, or difficulty with walking.

 

Cluster Number:
Wiki Number: 19-Frontotemporal Cognitive Disorder
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Age Onset: 
Brain Area: frontal lobe
Symptoms: difficulties with cognitive (movement and speech), emotional or behavioral activities
Progression: 
Causes: brain injuries,  frontotemporal-dementia or Alzheimer’s diseases
Medications:
Therapies: speech therapy

Resources for Physicians, Counselors and Researchers

4 CURRENT ARTICLES
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