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frontal lobe syndrome


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A pattern of signs and symptoms associated with damage to the frontal lobe of the brain, typically including general impairment of planning functions, and either boastfulness, lack of inhibition, hypomanic episodes, impulsiveness, and antisocial behaviour, or depression, apathy, negligence about personal appearance, and perseveration (2). See also dysexecutive syndrome.

Subjects: Psychology.


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