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Impact of Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia on Caregivers

Impact of Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia on Caregivers <jats:p>The term behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) encompasses a diverse cluster of behavioral disturbances, such as restlessness (Hope et al., 1994), aggression (Patel &amp; Hope, 1992), and shouting (Cohen-Mansfield &amp; Werner, 1997), and a variety of psychiatric symptoms, including delusions (Burns et al., 1990), hallucinations (Holroyd &amp; Sheldon-Keller, 1995), depression (Greenwald et al., 1989), and anxiety (Ballard et al., 1996a). Such symptoms are extremely common in patients with dementia and have important associations with burden and depression in caregivers.</jats:p> http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Psychogeriatrics CrossRef

Impact of Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia on Caregivers

International Psychogeriatrics , Volume 12 (S1): 93-105 – Jul 1, 2000

Impact of Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia on Caregivers


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<jats:p>The term behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) encompasses a diverse cluster of behavioral disturbances, such as restlessness (Hope et al., 1994), aggression (Patel &amp; Hope, 1992), and shouting (Cohen-Mansfield &amp; Werner, 1997), and a variety of psychiatric symptoms, including delusions (Burns et al., 1990), hallucinations (Holroyd &amp; Sheldon-Keller, 1995), depression (Greenwald et al., 1989), and anxiety (Ballard et al., 1996a). Such symptoms are extremely common in patients with dementia and have important associations with burden and depression in caregivers.</jats:p>

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Abstract

<jats:p>The term behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) encompasses a diverse cluster of behavioral disturbances, such as restlessness (Hope et al., 1994), aggression (Patel &amp; Hope, 1992), and shouting (Cohen-Mansfield &amp; Werner, 1997), and a variety of psychiatric symptoms, including delusions (Burns et al., 1990), hallucinations (Holroyd &amp; Sheldon-Keller, 1995), depression (Greenwald et al., 1989), and anxiety (Ballard et al., 1996a). Such symptoms are extremely common in patients with dementia and have important associations with burden and depression in caregivers.</jats:p>

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Published: Jul 1, 2000

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