Psychotherapeutic intervention in dementia.

  title={Psychotherapeutic intervention in dementia.},
  author={M. Haupt},
  volume={7 4},
Cognitive deficits are the most important symptoms in the diagnosis of dementia. Changes in noncognitive behavioural areas often go unrecognised at examination or are considered insignificant. These abnormalities, however, contribute most to the caregiver's burden, interfere with the individual well-being of the patient, and are predictors of early institutionalization. Psychotherapeutic interventions in dementia complete the treatment effects achieved by psychopharmacology, cognitive enhancers… CONTINUE READING

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