- Treating Psychotic Symptoms in Elderly Patients
- Antidepressants for Agitation and Psychosis in Patients with Dementia
- Techie tidbits – planet kev
- Agitation in the Elderly Psychiatric Times
Treating Psychotic Symptoms in Elderly Patients
Researchers also found that the antidepressant was associated with “snificantly lower” adverse side effects.
Antidepressants for Agitation and Psychosis in Patients with Dementia
The study, published in the online American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry (in advance of the November 2007 issue), is believed to be the first head-to-head comparison of an SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor) with one of the more commonly prescribed second generation antipsychotics in older, non-depressed patients.
Techie tidbits – planet kev
Selective serotonin-reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are now the first-line treatment for major depression.
Agitation in the Elderly Psychiatric Times
Alzheimer’s disease can make patients disruptive and aggressive, leaving distraught caregivers with little option but to place their loved ones in nursing homes.
Celexa for elder psychosis:
Rating: 93 / 100
Overall: 95 Rates