Cognitive and neuropsychiatric impairments in Alzheimer's disease: current treatment strategies.

@article{Borisovskaya2014CognitiveAN,
  title={Cognitive and neuropsychiatric impairments in Alzheimer's disease: current treatment strategies.},
  author={Anna Borisovskaya and Marcella Pascualy and Soo Borson},
  journal={Current psychiatry reports},
  year={2014},
  volume={16 9},
  pages={470}
}
This update on Alzheimer's disease (AD) discusses treatment strategies for cognitive and neuropsychiatric symptoms (such as agitation, psychosis, anxiety, and depression) common in this illness, emphasizing in particular nonpharmacologic strategies such as cognitive interventions, physical exercise, and psychotherapy. We provide an overview of cognitive enhancers and their combination strategies and medications commonly used for treatment of neuropsychiatric symptoms in AD. Finally, we give… CONTINUE READING

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