Co-occurrence of neuropsychiatric syndromes in demented and psychotic institutionalized elderly.

@article{Dechamps2008CooccurrenceON,
  title={Co-occurrence of neuropsychiatric syndromes in demented and psychotic institutionalized elderly.},
  author={Arnaud Dechamps and Marthe Aline Jutand and Ch{\'e}rifa Onifade and Sandrine Richard-Harston and Isabelle Bourdel-Marchasson},
  journal={International journal of geriatric psychiatry},
  year={2008},
  volume={23 11},
  pages={
          1182-90
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To explore and determine the clinical figures of behavioral syndromes from the factor structure of the Neuropsychiatric Inventory-Nursing Home version (NPI-NH) in demented and psychotic patients. SETTING Two nursing homes and two long-term care homes. DESIGN Observational, cross-sectional. PARTICIPANTS One hundred and sixty-three institutionalized elderly with dementia or psychosis (66.9% female), mean age 80.9 +/- 9.1 years. MEASUREMENTS The NPI-NH includes 12… CONTINUE READING

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