Psychosocial interventions for reducing antipsychotic medication in care home residents.

@article{Richter2012PsychosocialIF,
  title={Psychosocial interventions for reducing antipsychotic medication in care home residents.},
  author={T. Richter and G. Meyer and R. M{\"o}hler and S. K{\"o}pke},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2012},
  volume={12},
  pages={
          CD008634
        }
}
BACKGROUND Antipsychotic medication is regularly prescribed in care homes to control 'behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia' despite moderate efficacy, significant adverse effects, and available non-pharmacological alternatives. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the effectiveness of psychosocial interventions to reduce antipsychotic medication in care home residents. SEARCH METHODS The Cochrane Dementia and Cognitive Improvement Group's Specialized Register, MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL… Expand
[Evaluation of psychosocial interventions for dementia: what to learn from the Cochrane Library?].
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  • 2015
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