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Management guidelines for behavioural and psychotic symptoms in persons with dementia—A review article

DOI: 10.4236/ojpsych.2014.41002    4,431 Downloads   6,540 Views   Citations

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This paper is a review article which has systematically gathered contemporary evidence, the best practice guidelines for the management, treatment of behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia and the various approaches including pharmacological and non-pharmacological approaches. It sets out to outline the various types of behaviour in different subtypes of dementia and a practical approach for clinicians in managing these behaviours.

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Jeyapaul, P. and Manchip, S. (2014) Management guidelines for behavioural and psychotic symptoms in persons with dementia—A review article. Open Journal of Psychiatry, 4, 5-8. doi: 10.4236/ojpsych.2014.41002.

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