Bringing crucial patient and family perspectives about FTD to physicians in training

A chapter about the family’s perspective is in the medical text book Hodge’s Frontotemporal Dementia, 2nd edition. 

When approached by AFTD Medical Advisory Council member, Brad Dickerson, M.D., AFTD’s Executive Director, Susan L-J Dickinson, agreed that it was time a medical text book focused a chapter on how FTD impacts the family unit.

A first for AFTD and theHodges medical field, the text will bring crucial patient and family perspectives to physicians in training, improving diagnosis and care in the future.

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What is Hodge’s Frontotemporal Dementia, 2nd edition?

“It provides an in-depth and expert synthesis of the status of our knowledge of FTD and related syndromes, the content includes chapters reviewing clinical, neuropsychiatric, neuropsychological, imaging, and other features of FTD and multidisciplinary approaches to patient management. Essential reading for specialist and generalist neurologists, psychiatrists, geriatricians, neuropsychologists, neuropathologists, and basic scientists in relevant fields.”