Effect of <ce:italic>Yi-Gan San</ce:italic> on psychiatric symptoms and sleep structure at patients with behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia

@article{Shinno2008EffectO,
  title={Effect of <ce:italic>Yi-Gan San</ce:italic> on psychiatric symptoms and sleep structure at patients with behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia},
  author={Hideto Shinno and Yasushi Inami and Takuji Inagaki and Yu Nakamura and Jun Horiguchi},
  journal={Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry},
  year={2008},
  volume={32},
  pages={881-885}
}
OBJECTIVE Recently, traditional herbal medicines have been reported to be effective for behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD). This study aims to examine the efficacy of Yi-Gan San (YGS) in the improvement of BPSD and sleep disorders in patients with dementia. METHODS Five patients (1 male and 4 female) with dementia in accordance with DSM-IV criteria were investigated. Participants were treated with YGS for 4 weeks. The Nursing Home version of Neuropsychiatric Inventory… CONTINUE READING

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