Hey! You stole my food!: Abnormal eating behaviors in frontotemporal dementia

Posted by on June 22, 2016 2:19 pm
Categories: health

Frontotemporal dementia is associated with a wide variety of abnormal eating behaviors such as hyperphagia, fixations on one kind of food, even ingestion of inanimate objects, making an already difficult situation even worse. A new review gathers together the state of the art of what is known in this field, paying particular attention to the brain mechanisms involved. The information may be used for understanding eating disorders in healthy people.

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