How safe are antipsychotics in dementia?

  • Published 2007 in Drug and therapeutics bulletin

Abstract

Around 800,000 people in the UK have dementia, about 80% of whom will have behavioural changes or psychological symptoms in the course of the illness. Such features lower quality of life for both patients and carers, and often result in transfer to residential care and higher costs. Currently, no drugs are licensed in the UK specifically for behavioural… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/dtb.2007.10.0002

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