Why a form of dementia that changes people's personalities is “very commonly misdiagnosed”
The most common form of dementia for people under 60 years old is a disorder few have heard of. “60 Minutes” revealed the devastating consequences of frontotemporal dementia, or FTD, on Sunday. It attacks the part of the brain that controls speech and personality. It is frequently misdiagnosed as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s or depression. Dr. Edward Huey, associate professor of psychiatry and neurology at Columbia University, joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss the disease.