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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   

Living with dementia

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