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Reducing Antipsychotic Prescribing for BPSD (BMJ / JAMA / JAMA Psychiatry / BJCP)

Summary This BMJ “Change page” article discusses the potential harms associated with use of antipsychotics in people with dementia, and covers guidelines recommending restrictions in their use. Risperidone is the antipsychotic recommended for use in the treatment of aggression associated … Continue reading

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Exercise for Dementia and Cognitive Impairment (Seattle Protocols)

Abstract This article describes a series of evidence-based interventions designed to increase physical activity in persons with mild cognitive impairment and dementia with a view to improving physical function and improving mood while slowing the progression of cognitive decline. These … Continue reading

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