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By Michael Strong, Andrew Kertesz

Dementia and Motor Neuron affliction is a unmarried authoritative reference at the present knowing of frontotemporal dementia in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). This accomplished paintings is perfect for medical and learn teams targeting dementia or ALS, in addition to these operating within the fields of neuroimaging and neuropsychology.

Key issues lined include:
• Frontotemporal dementia, together with historical past, anatomy and impairment
• medical phenomenology and treatment
• Neuropathological, cognitive disorder and changed cognition spectrums
• Neuroimaging
• Molecular and mobile neuropathology
• Genetics
• Neurochemistry

With contributions from foreign opinion leaders in dementia and motor neuron illness, it is a exceptional reference for demonstrated clinicians and researchers, in addition to graduate scholars learning neurodegeneration.

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