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Articles

Pharmacologic Management of Psychosis in Dementia

Lon S. Schneider, MD

Published: August 1, 1999

Article Abstract

Significant consequences of untreated psychosis in patients with dementia have led clinicians to seek improved therapeutic options. This review presents the scope of the problem, discusses some of the underlying neurobiology, and highlights the evidence for appropriate therapies. A range of potentially effective pharmacologic therapies is available and is discussed.


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