Geriatrics

New Study of Antipsychotic Use in Dementia

Call for guidelines for the use of antipsychotic drugs by people with dementia in nursing homes. New study suggests regular […]

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Institute of Medicine Report on Cognitive Aging

The Institute of Medicine has recently released a report entitled Cognitive Aging: Progress in Understanding and Opportunities for Action. This […]

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Many Dementia Patients Never Screened

A study by researchers from the University of Michigan found that despite clear signs that their memory and cognitive abilities […]

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Prevalence of Mental Disorders in Mid-life and Older Adulthood Greater than Previous Reported

A new study published in JAMA Psychiatry evaluated retrospective and cross-sectional surveys of reported statistics of mental health disorders and […]

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First global ‘index’ to measure wellbeing of older people

An international group of experts have developed the Global AgeWatch Index to help highlight the varying quality of life and […]

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