Non-Pharmcological Interventions for Agitation in Dementia

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Agitation in dementia is common, persistent and distressing and can lead to care breakdown. Medication is often ineffective and harmful. British Journal of Psychiatry article highlighting evidence-based non-pharmacological strategies for addressing agitation in dementia. This article aims to systematically review randomized controlled trial evidence regarding non-pharmacological interventions.


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Health Care Providers

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British Journal of Psychiatry

Last Updated:
July 18, 2023