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Dementia Australia have welcomed guest speakers to record a specialised education video for you to access.
In this video we are joined by Professor Dennis Velakoulis, discussing the most common forms of dementia that younger people are likely to be diagnosed with, the symptoms and the progression of the condition. The video will also explore the common challenges faced with diagnosis and provide an overview of possible treatments and resources available.
You will gain knowledge in:
- Younger onset dementia and what it is
- The differences observed with younger onset dementia
- Common symptoms and challenges with diagnosis
To view this video please register your access details below. Upon registering you will receive access on screen and an email to view at a later stage.
Suitable for: People living with dementia and their family carers and family members.
Dr Dennis Velakoulis
Dr Dennis Velakoulis is the Clinical Director of the Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, a centre of the University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health and Director of the Neuropsychiatry Unit, Royal Melbourne Hospital.
Dr Velakoulis' clinical and research interests cover a broad spectrum of neuropsychiatric disorders including younger onset dementia (frontotemporal dementia, Alzheimer's disease, Huntington's disease), movement disorders, neuroimaging in neuropsychiatry and neuropsychiatric aspects of neurological disorders and psychiatric disorders. His publications reflect this broad spectrum of expertise and include papers and book chapters in the neuroimaging of schizophrenia, cognitive assessment and neuropsychiatric aspects of frontotemporal dementia.