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Nonpharmacological dementia interventions may be more effective in reducing aggression, agitation

Nonpharmacological dementia interventions may be more effective in reducing aggression, agitation
October 15, 2019
In the Journals

Longer sleep duration may cause cognitive decline in Hispanic, Latino adults

October 14, 2019
Among Hispanic and Latino individuals in the United States, long sleep duration was associated with a decline in neurocognitive performance and predicted 7-year…
In the Journals

Chair-based yoga and exercise may improve quality of life in patients with dementia

October 11, 2019
For older adults with dementia, three nonpharmacological interventions — chair yoga, music intervention and chair-based exercise — were safe and feasible…
In the Journals

Patients taking antipsychotics hospitalized for 53% more days than nonusers

October 9, 2019
Patients with Alzheimer’s disease who initiated antipsychotics were hospitalized for 53% more days than nonusers over a 2-year period, according to results from a…
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Delirium and Dementia: Bedside Assessment of Confusional States

Psychiatric Annals, April 2017, Volume 47 Issue 4
Inpatient assessments evaluating the possible diagnoses of delirium or dementia often involve a team approach and can…
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Psychiatric Implications of Neurological Disorders: May 2017

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Psychiatric Annals

Descartes wrote about a realm of the soul beyond the brain. Spinoza rejected Descartes’ idea, stating, in effect, that…
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