Assessment and Treatment of Nursing Home Residents with Depression or Behavioral Symptoms Associated with Dementia: A Review of the Literature

@article{Snowden2003AssessmentAT,
  title={Assessment and Treatment of Nursing Home Residents with Depression or Behavioral Symptoms Associated with Dementia: A Review of the Literature},
  author={Mark B. Snowden and Kersten Sato and Peter Paul Roy-Byrne},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={2003},
  volume={51}
}
Depression and the behavioral symptoms associated with dementia remain two of the most significant mental health issues for nursing home residents. The extensive literature on these conditions in nursing homes was reviewed to provide an expert panel with an evidence base for making recommendations on the assessment and treatment of these problems. 
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