List of contributors; Editor biographies; Foreword Bruce Miller; Preface; Part I. Introduction to and Brief History of FTD: 1. Historical introduction to FTD John Hodges; 2. Overview of the relationship of FTD to other neurodegenerative diseases Paul McMonagle and Andrew Kertesz; Part II. Clinical Phenotypes: 3. Overview of FTD and the variety of its clinical presentations Matthew Jones and David Neary; 4. Behavioral variant FTD Katya Rascovsky; 5. Primary Progressive Aphasia Chiara Cerami and Stefano F. Cappa; 6. The FTD-ALS spectrum Thomas H. Bak and Sharon Abrahams; 7. CBS/PSP Barbara Borroni and Antonella Alberici; Part III. Approach to the Diagnosis of FTD: 8. Overview of clinical assessment of frontotemporal dementia syndromes Bradford C. Dickerson, Simon Ducharme and Chiadi U. Onyike; 9. Neuropsychological assessment of FTD Teresa Torralva, Macarena Martinez Cuitino and Facundo Manes; 10. Imaging of FTD Jonathan D. Rohrer; 11. Biomarkers of FTD Nicolaas A. Verwey, Yolande A. L. Pijnenburg and Philip Scheltens; 12. Genetic counseling and testing Jill S. Goldman and Elizabeth McCarty Wood; Part IV. Pathology and Pathophysiology: 13. Neuropathology of FTD and related disorders Manuela Neumann, Gabor G. Kovacs and Ian R. A. Mackenzie; 14. Genetics of frontotemporal dementia and related disorders Marc Cruts and Christine Van Broeckhoven; 15. Pathophysiology and animal models of FTD Brian A. Warmus and Erik D. Roberson; Part V. Treatment: 16. The impact of FTD on daily life Claire O'Connor and Eneida Mioshi; 17. Practical management of FTD Ted Huey and Masood Manoochehri; 18. Current and future pharmacologic therapy of FTD and related disorders Richard M. Tsai and Adam L. Boxer; 19. Grassroots advocacy and patient/family education and support in FTD Susan Dickinson and Jill Shapira; Index.
Bradford C. Dickerson, MD is an Associate Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, and Director of the Frontotemporal Disorders Unit and Co-Investigator at the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA.