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Treatments for Alzheimer\'s Agitation & Aggression


Improvement in behavioural symptoms in patients with moderate to severe Alzheime...

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INTRODUCTION: Behavioural disturbances are a common and distressing aspect of Alzheimer's disease (AD). This pooled analysis evaluated the specific benefits of memantine on behavioural disturbances in READ MORE

Efficacy of treating pain to reduce behavioural disturbances

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Objective To determine whether a systematic approach to the treatment of pain can reduce agitation in people with moderate to severe dementia living in nursing homes. Design Cluster randomised cont READ MORE

Treating Aggression in Patients With Dementia

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After reading this article, you will be familiar with: * Behavioral distrubances associated with dementia and a conceptual model to categorize them; * Nonpharmacological modalities used to READ MORE

Elderly Patients with Dementia-Related Symptoms of Severe Agitation and Aggressi...

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Atypical antipsychotic drugs have been used off-label in clinical practice for treatment of serious dementia-associated agitation and aggression. Following reports of cerebrovascular adverse events as READ MORE

Treatment of Dementia and Agitation: A Guide for Families and Caregivers

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If someone you care about has been diagnosed with dementia, you may feel that you are the only person facing the difficulties of this illness. But you are not alone. As people in our society live long READ MORE

Alternatives to atypical antipsychotics for the management of dementia-related a...

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Numerous recent studies have challenged the widely held belief that atypical antipsychotics are safe and effective options for the treatment of behavioural problems such as agitation in patients with READ MORE

Treating Agitation in Alzheimer's Disease: Efficacy of Memantine

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Donald S. Robinson, MD. Treating Agitation in Alzheimer's Disease: Efficacy of Memantine. Primary Psychiatry. 2008;15(6):28-30 Alzheimer's disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder of i READ MORE
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