what is frontal lobe dementia and how is it manifested?

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what is frontal lobe dementia and how is it manifested?


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Ladislav Volicer, M.D., Ph.D., is recognized as an international expert on advanced dementia care. He is a courtesy full professor at the School of Aging Studies, University of South Florida, Tampa, and visiting professor at the Third Medical Faculty, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic. Twenty-five years ago, he established one of the first dementia special care units.

Frontal lobe dementia, more often called frontotemporal dementia, is a form of progressive dementia that usually starts by behavioral problems. You may get more detailed information at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frontotemporal_dementia