Neurologists should consider sending dementia patients with a strong family history of psychiatric illness for genetic counselling to test for the C9orf72 mutation, a conference has been told. Speaking at the 11th International Conference on Frontotemporal Dementias, Dr Emma Devenney from the Brain and Mind Centre at the University of Sydney, said findings from a ...
Gene links psychiatric illness and dementia
By Tessa Hoffman
15 Nov 2018