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Semantic DementiaDISORDER

Semantic dementia (SD) is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder characterized by loss of semantic memory in both the verbal and non-verbal domains. The most common presenting symptoms are in the verbal domain however (with loss of word meaning) and it is characterized as a primary progressive aphasia.
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Tasks associated with Semantic Dementia and their contrasts

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Semantic Dementia is kind of the following disorders:
The following diorders are kind of Semantic Dementia:
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Slowly progressive aphasia without generalized dementia.
Mesulam MM
Annals of neurology (Ann Neurol)
1982 Jun