DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2319-2003.ijbcp20162424

Frontotemporal dementia treatment: a review

Samreen Ahmed

Abstract


Frontotemporal Dementia is characterized by social and behavioural symptoms, in addition to aphasia. FTD, being the fourth most common cause of dementia, is mostly prevalent in younger population. FTD is diagnosed clinically. The various pharmacological treatment options are antidepressants, cholinesterase inhibitors, and mood stabilizers. Sometimes, nursing, and psychotherapy can also be implemented.


Keywords


FTD, FTD treatment, AChE inhibitors

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