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By Michael Strong, Andrew Kertesz

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

Key subject matters lined include:
• Frontotemporal dementia, together with background, 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 affliction, it is a different reference for tested clinicians and researchers, in addition to graduate scholars learning neurodegeneration.

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