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Currently, no treatments are available to cure or slow the progression of frontotemporal dementia. Doctors may prescribe medications to treat symptoms. Antidepressant medications may help treat anxiety and control obsessive-compulsive behaviors and other symptoms.
Prescription sleeping medications can help ease insomnia and other sleep disturbances. Antipsychotic medications may reduce irrational and compulsive behaviors. Behavior modification may help control unacceptable or risky behaviors.
Speech and language pathologists and physical and occupational therapists can help a person adjust to some of the changes caused by frontotemporal dementia.