Pharmacological treatment of neuropsychiatric symptoms of dementia: a review of the evidence.

  title={Pharmacological treatment of neuropsychiatric symptoms of dementia: a review of the evidence.},
  author={Kaycee M Sink and Karen F Holden and Kristine Yaffe},
  volume={293 5},
CONTEXT Neuropsychiatric symptoms of dementia are common and associated with poor outcomes for patients and caregivers. Although nonpharmacological interventions should be the first line of treatment, a wide variety of pharmacological agents are used in the management of neuropsychiatric symptoms; therefore, concise, current, evidence-based recommendations are needed. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy of pharmacological agents used in the treatment of neuropsychiatric symptoms of dementia… CONTINUE READING
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