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Specific cognitive deficits in mild frontal variant frontotemporal dementia.

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Eight patients with relatively mild frontal variant frontotemporal dementia (fvFTD) were compared with age- and IQ-matched control volunteers on tests of executive and mnemonic function. Tests of pattern and spatial recognition memory, spatial span, spatial working memory, planning, visual discrimination learning/attentional set-shifting and decision-making were employed. Patients with fvFTD were found to have deficits in the visual discrimination learning paradigm specific to the reversal st...

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10.1093/brain/122.8.1469

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Sahakian, BJ More by this author
Hodges, JR More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Robbins, TW More by this author
Journal:
Brain : a journal of neurology
Volume:
122 ( Pt 8)
Issue:
8
Pages:
1469-1493
Publication date:
1999-08-05
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EISSN:
1460-2156
ISSN:
0006-8950
URN:
uuid:b1f5cb5d-0c3f-4ac5-a41a-651982ad8834
Source identifiers:
223169
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pubs:223169

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