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10/23/2020 – 7/1/2022

Course Overview:

Behavioral and psychiatric symptoms are emerging as a significant contributor to this clinical heterogeneity. These symptoms have been linked to multiple areas of neurodegeneration, which may suggest that they are representative of network-wide dysfunction in the brain. Behavioral and psychiatric symptoms have been found in multiple studies to be related to disease severity and to contribute to disease progression over time.  This course will review questions to consider when planning treatment for behavioral symptoms in dementia.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of the educational activity participant will be able to:

  • Formulate pharmacological and non-pharmacological management strategies for specific symptoms of dementia
  • Describe behavioral syndromes associated with dementia