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Reversal of the concreteness effect in semantic dementia.
2) Frontotemporal lobar degeneration is a broad diagnostic term that encompasses multiple distinct forms of a dementia syndrome, with the three major subtypes being frontotemporal dementia, semantic dementia (concept based memory loss), and primary progressive aphasia.
Mickael Laisney and colleagues, from the university hospitals of Caen and Rennes, studied the word-recognition abilities of 16 Alzheimer's patients and 8 patients with semantic dementia.
NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF SEMANTIC DEMENTIA AND ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE
Distinct behavioural profiles in frontotemporal dementia and semantic dementia.
People with Alzheimer's and semantic dementia had to spot the "odd one out" in a series of pictures.

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