Measurement of inappropriate behavior associated with dementia.

@article{CohenMansfield1999MeasurementOI,
  title={Measurement of inappropriate behavior associated with dementia.},
  author={Jiska Cohen-Mansfield},
  journal={Journal of gerontological nursing},
  year={1999},
  volume={25 2},
  pages={
          42-51
        }
}
Inappropriate behaviors in dementia affect caregivers, causing depression, burden, stress, and affecting caregivers' social life, morale, and somatic health. These behaviors also may signal that the elderly individuals with dementia are distressed and because of a combination of inappropriate behaviors and loss of communication skills, these individuals may not receive adequate assessment or treatment. This article discusses the assessment of behavior problems in elderly individuals suffering… CONTINUE READING
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