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Living with Dementia

Frontal Lobe Pathology

Pick’s disease and the frontal dementias

Dementias believed to be related to frontal lobe pathology have once again become of interest, and authors often invoke the name of Arnold Pick (Niery et al., 1988). However, when the great Prague neuropsychiatrist described the syndrome named after him, all he wanted was to draw attention to a form of localized (as opposed… Pick’s disease and the frontal dementias   

What is dementia?

causes of the dementia1 - neurofibrillary tangle1 - memory disorder1 - hiv dementia1 - risk for dementia1 - cognitive symptoms1 - improved recognition1 - aging5 - lipitor1 - amyloid-β421 - positron emission tomography3 - plaque in alzheimer's disease1 - parkinson's treatment1 - frontal lobe dementia1 - gammagard1 - vascular damage1 - alzheimer's process1 - brain damage2 - music therapy1 - hospice2 - lipid-lowering drugs1 - senility1 - alzheimer’s and dementia1 - late-onset alzheimers disease1 - mental confusion4 - heart health risk1 - behavioural deterioration1 - muscle co-ordination1 - granulin1 - huntington disease2 -