The use of profanity during letter fluency tasks in frontotemporal dementia and Alzheimer disease.

TitleThe use of profanity during letter fluency tasks in frontotemporal dementia and Alzheimer disease.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsRingman, JM, Kwon E, Flores DL, Rotko C, Mendez MF, Lu P
JournalCognitive and behavioral neurology : official journal of the Society for Behavioral and Cognitive Neurology
Volume23
Issue3
Pagination159-64
Date Published2010 Sep
ISSN1543-3641
KeywordsAlzheimer Disease, Case-Control Studies, Frontotemporal Dementia, Humans, Inhibition (Psychology), Language, Language Tests, Matched-Pair Analysis, Middle Aged, Reference Values, Social Behavior, Stroop Test, Verbal Behavior
Abstract

To assess whether the production of profanity during letter fluency testing distinguishes frontotemporal dementia (FTD) and Alzheimer disease (AD) patients.

DOI10.3233/BEN-2011-0335
Alternate JournalCogn Behav Neurol