Table 2.

Behavioral abnormalities on the NPI in FTD and SemD

Behavioral abnormalityNo. affected (% of subgroup)χ2p Value*
FTD, n = 8SemD, n = 10
* p > 0.05, not significant.
NPI = neuropsychiatric inventory (see Methods); FTD = frontotemporal dementia; SemD = semantic dementia; NS = not significant.
Delusions2 (25)3 (30)0.55NS
Hallucinations1 (13)0 (0)1.32NS
Agitation2 (25)6 (60)2.21NS
Depression4 (50)6 (60)0.18NS
Anxiety5 (63)5 (50)0.28NS
Elation3 (38)2 (20)0.68NS
Apathy7 (88)8 (80)0.18NS
Disinhibition5 (63)9 (90)1.95NS
Irritability3 (38)6 (60)0.90NS
Abberant motor behavior4 (50)6 (60)0.18NS
Sleep disturbance4 (50)5 (50)0NS
Abnormalities in eating behavior4 (50)5 (50)0NS