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 ...
Rethink needed on drugs for repetitive behaviours in FTD
By Tessa Hoffman
21 Nov 2018