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Racial differences in clinical presentation in individuals diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia

JAMA Neurology

Peer-Reviewed Publication

JAMA Network

About The Study: The findings of this exploratory study suggest there are racial disparities in dementia severity, functional impairment, and neuropsychiatric symptoms. Future work must address racial disparities and their underlying determinants as well as the lack of representation of racially minoritized individuals in nationally representative dementia registries.

Authors: Lauren Massimo, Ph.D., of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, is the corresponding author.

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