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Later, this condition was also described by Snowden et al (3) as semantic dementia
According to the boffins, those with a specific type of dementia, called semantic dementia
, face such a problem, reports Live Science.
Other conditions that have gathered under the umbrella of FTD during the last decade include frontotemporal lobar degeneration, progressive nonfluent aphasia, semantic dementia
, motor neuron inclusion dementia, and cortical-basal degeneration, Dr.
Similarly, neurodegenerative diseases involving different lesion patterns in the temporal lobe such as AD and semantic dementia
were compared in terms of performances in AbM and PS, confirming different patterns of deficit (e.g., [13, 26-29]), namely, relatively preserved performance in PS for the remote periods in AD and in episodic AbM for the recent period in SD.
For example, researchers have compared the performance on semantic processing tasks with varying task demands between people with semantic dementia
(SD) and those with stroke-based aphasia (e.g., [97, 123, 124]).