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Name Fronto-temporal Dementia (FTD)
Related to/Also known as includes:
Behavioural Variant Frontotemporal Dementia (including Pick's Disease)
Primary Progressive Aphasia
Alcohol-Related Dementias
Symptoms

Fronto-temporal dementias include Pick's Disease. These dementias commonly affect people of working age.

The disease is difficult to diagnose because the sufferer is younger than expected, and displays different symptoms. Diagnosis takes up to three years.

Types  
Useful national contacts Frontotemporal Dementia Support Group
Telephone:  Jill Walton 07592 540555
Website: Link opens in new window www.ftdsg.org
Online resources

Frontotemporal dementia - Diagnosis (NHS Choices)
Link opens in new window www.nhs.uk/Conditions/frontotemporal-dementia/Pages/Diagnosis.aspx

Alcohol-Related Brain Damage (Alcohol Concern)
Link opens in new window www.alcoholconcern.org.uk/arbd

Our resources

The library at The Brain Charity has a range of reference resources on this condition and on a wide range of disability-related issues.

Books on Dementia

Visit our library to read our copy of the book What if it's not Alzheimer's? : a caregiver's guide to dementia by Gary Radin and Lisa Radin. Or have a Link opens in new window look in your local library for this book.
Find this in a library at WorldCat.org