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BACKGROUND Evidence from open label studies has indicated that patients with dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) and Parkinson's disease dementia (PDD) do better than those with other diagnoses, including Alzheimer's disease (AD). In addition, those with dementia of moderate severity do better than those with mild severity. METHOD Data collected for the(More)
OPINION STATEMENT Inappropriate sexual behavior (ISB) is a relatively common and potentially disruptive form of behavior in people with dementia. It can cause considerable distress and put placements and people at risk. Yet it is poorly researched and understood. In addition to non-pharmacological approaches to management, a wide range of classes of(More)
article Over the past 100 years, our understanding of dementia has undergone considerable change. For much of that time, 'senility' was seen as an almost inevitable concomitant of ageing, and was usually attributed to atherosclerosis. In the postwar period, a concept of multi-infarct dementia emerged (Hachinski 1974), but at the same time Alzheimer's(More)
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