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By Michael Strong, Andrew Kertesz

Dementia and Motor Neuron illness is a unmarried authoritative reference at the present realizing of frontotemporal dementia in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). This entire paintings is perfect for medical and study teams concentrating on dementia or ALS, in addition to these operating within the fields of neuroimaging and neuropsychology.

Key subject matters coated 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 overseas opinion leaders in dementia and motor neuron disorder, this can be a unique reference for verified clinicians and researchers, in addition to graduate scholars learning neurodegeneration.

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