The Use of Antipsychotics to Treat Agitation or Psychosis in Patients With Dementia

Publication Date: May 1, 2016
Last Updated: March 2, 2023

Guideline Statements

Assessment of Behavioral/Psychological Symptoms of Dementia

APA recommends that patients with dementia be assessed for the type, frequency, severity, pattern, and timing of symptoms. (1, C)
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The Use of Antipsychotics to Treat Agitation or Psychosis in Patients With Dementia

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