Relationship between anxiety and agitation in dementia.

@article{Twelftree2006RelationshipBA,
  title={Relationship between anxiety and agitation in dementia.},
  author={Helen Twelftree and Afifa Qazi},
  journal={Aging & mental health},
  year={2006},
  volume={10 4},
  pages={362-7}
}
Anxiety and agitation are common in people with dementia. Their consequences can be severe, including increased mortality rates and institutionalization. Despite the importance of these symptoms there is little literature in this area. Some studies have assumed that agitation is the outward manifestation of anxiety, while others have attempted to differentiate between them. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between anxiety and agitation in people with mild-to-moderate… CONTINUE READING

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