Fronto-temporal Dementia (FTD)

Risk Factors

  • Male = female
  • Average age 58 (younger than typical AD)

Symptoms

  • Binge eating
  • Dominant feature is change in personality & behavioral problems→ ranging from withdrawl to aggression
  • Loss of sense of social norms, impulsivity (e.g. hypersexuality, spending money irresponsibly)
  • Can also experience aphasia, difficulty with speech/formulating words/sentences

Tests