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Self-Neglect and Frontal Lobe Dysfunction

  • Martin W. Orrell (a1), Barbara J. Sahakian (a2) and Klaus Bergmann (a3)

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An elderly lady, of superior verbal intelligence and with no severe psychiatric condition, severely neglected herself, and required prolonged day patient care. Brain scans showed selective frontal atrophy, and both traditional and new computerised neuropsychological testing demonstrated severe frontal dysfunction.

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Self-Neglect and Frontal Lobe Dysfunction

  • Martin W. Orrell (a1), Barbara J. Sahakian (a2) and Klaus Bergmann (a3)

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Self-Neglect and Frontal Lobe Dysfunction

  • Martin W. Orrell (a1), Barbara J. Sahakian (a2) and Klaus Bergmann (a3)
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