neurology
Neurodegenerative disorders

Rethink needed on drugs for repetitive behaviours in FTD

Repetitive behaviours in behavioural variant frontotemporal dementia (bvFTD) are more accurately described as ‘impulsive’ than ‘compulsive’, signalling a need for a different pharmacological approach, a conference has been told. Speaking at the 11th International Conference on Frontotemporal Dementias  in Sydney, Dr Mario Mendez a behavioural neurologist from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) said he had ...

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