MN584 Unit 8 DB
Behavioral and psychological disorders commonly occur in dementia. Symptoms can include:
depression, agitation, psychosis, anxiety, aggression, disinhibition, and sleep disturbances.
Choose TWO of the symptoms associated with dementia listed above, and:
1. Describe these symptoms and the clinical manifestations seen with the symptoms that you have chosen.
2. Use evidence-based references to explain how you would manage these symptoms.
3. Address both nonpharmacological and pharmacological considerations for management.
Answer the following: Delirium and agitated depression can occur with dementia. The syndromes may look alike.
4. How do you differentiate among delirium, dementia, and depression?
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