Tag Archives: Indications for Antipsychotic Treatment

Treatment of Visual Hallucinations in Neurodegenerative Diseases (Future Neurology)

Summary Treatment of visual hallucinations in neurodegenerative disorders is at an early stage of development due to the underlying mechanisms being imperfectly understood. The authors consider various potential approaches to developing treatments, but caution readers that any single treatment is … Continue reading

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Inappropriate Long-Term Use of Antipsychotic Drugs for People with Dementia in Specialised Care Units (BMC Pharmacology and Toxicology)

Summary This study investigated use of antipsychotic drug therapy for the treatment of behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) among 344 people with dementia living in 40 specialised care units in Sweden. 132 persons (38%) in the study population … Continue reading

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