Effects of yokukansan on behavioral and psychological symptoms of vascular dementia: an open-label trial.

@article{Nagata2012EffectsOY,
  title={Effects of yokukansan on behavioral and psychological symptoms of vascular dementia: an open-label trial.},
  author={Ken Nagata and Eriko Yokoyama and Takashi Yamazaki and Daiki Takano and Tetsuya Maeda and Satoshi Takahashi and Yasuo Terayama},
  journal={Phytomedicine : international journal of phytotherapy and phytopharmacology},
  year={2012},
  volume={19 6},
  pages={524-8}
}
Previous clinical trials suggest that the traditional Japanese medicine yokukansan has beneficial effects on the behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD). The present study was conducted to elucidate the efficacy of yokukansan on BPSD in patients with vascular dementia. Thirteen Japanese patients (9 men and 4 women) who were diagnosed as having vascular dementia (VaD) according to the diagnostic criteria of NINDS-AIREN were subjected to the open-label clinical trial in which… CONTINUE READING

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