Journal article

Clinical update on frontotemporal dementia: diagnosis and treatment

Ramon Mocellin, Amelia Scholes, Mark Walterfang, Jeffrey CL Looi, Dennis Velakoulis

AUSTRALASIAN PSYCHIATRY | SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD | Published : 2015

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: To provide a clinical update for general psychiatrists on frontotemporal dementias (FTDs) using a selective narrative review of recent findings and advances in conceptualising, diagnosing and treating FTD. CONCLUSIONS: General psychiatrists can apply their skills to support patients, carers, GPs and allied health workers in comprehensive care of persons with FTD.