Buspirone for stereotypic movements in elderly with cognitive impairment.

@article{Helvink2006BuspironeFS,
  title={Buspirone for stereotypic movements in elderly with cognitive impairment.},
  author={Badalin Helvink and Suzanne Holroyd},
  journal={The Journal of neuropsychiatry and clinical neurosciences},
  year={2006},
  volume={18 2},
  pages={242-4}
}
Repetitive and stereotypic behavioral disturbances in patients with dementia are common; however, little is known regarding successful treatments. The authors describe six cases of elderly cognitively impaired patients exhibiting repetitive and stereotypic behaviors who were treated successfully with buspirone. The cases demonstrate that buspirone may be an… CONTINUE READING