“Denkfaulheit” in Frontotemporal Dementia: A Preliminary Analysis

Department of Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
Journal of Neuropsychiatry (Impact Factor: 2.82). 02/2008; 20(2):219-22. DOI: 10.1176/appi.neuropsych.20.2.219
Source: PubMed


The initial recognition of frontotemporal dementia is often difficult. Frontotemporal dementia presents with subtle personality changes in the absence of a definitive biomarker. The authors report an analysis of cognitive shallowness, or "Denkfaulheit," in patients with frontotemporal dementia early in its course.

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