Risperidone, olanzapine and quetiapine in the treatment of behavioral and psychological symptoms in patients with Alzheimer's disease: preliminary findings from a naturalistic, retrospective study.

@article{Rocca2007RisperidoneOA,
  title={Risperidone, olanzapine and quetiapine in the treatment of behavioral and psychological symptoms in patients with Alzheimer's disease: preliminary findings from a naturalistic, retrospective study.},
  author={Paola Della Rocca and Federica Marino and Cristiana Montemagni and Davide Perrone and Filippo Bogetto},
  journal={Psychiatry and clinical neurosciences},
  year={2007},
  volume={61 6},
  pages={622-9}
}
The objectives of this retrospective, naturalistic study were to provide preliminary data on the effects of 6 months treatment with risperidone, olanzapine and quetiapine on behavioral disturbances, within a sample of outpatients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease, and on predictors of response. Between July 2005 and December 2005, data were collected from 58 consecutive outpatients with a DSM-IV-TR diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease with behavioral disturbances, who received a 6-month… CONTINUE READING

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