This chapter of the Introduction to Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD): A Handbook for Family Physicians outlines the general approaches to the management of mood and anxiety disturbance in dementia.  
20 pages.

This chapter of the Introduction to Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD): A Handbook for Family Physicians outlines the general approaches to the management of behavioural and psychological symptoms in dementia.  22 pages.

 

This chapter of the Introduction to Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD): A Handbook for Family Physicians outlines the benefits of early detection of cognitive impairment in dementia as well as screening and diagnosis.  14 pages.

This chapter of the Introduction to Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD): A Handbook for Family Physicians outlines the structural/functional aspects of the brain, along with the 7 A's of dementia.  20 pages.

Dr. John Puxty, of the Centre for Studies in Aging & Health at Providence Care, gave an overview of Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD) in Primary Care in an online presentation to health care professionals in South East Ontario via the Ontario Telemedicine Network on December 9, 2009.

Dr. Ken Le Clair, of the Centre for Studies in Aging & Health at Providence Care, gave an overview of Behavioural Challenges: Peeling away the Usual Suspects in an online presentation to health care professionals in South East Ontario via the Ontario Telemedicine Network on April 12, 2011. A copy of the presentation in PDF format is available.

Dr. John Puxty, of the Centre for Studies in Aging & Health at Providence Care, gave an overview of Behavioural Issues and Dementia within LTC in an online presentation to health care professionals in South East Ontario via the Ontario Telemedicine Network on December 13, 2011. A link to a copy of the presentation in PDF format is available.

Mr. Shawn Souder, Regional Director, Behavioural Support Service, Providence Care and Dr.

Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD) also known as responsive behaviours are generally characterized by challenging outbursts of aggression, agitation, repetitive or bizarre actions, shouting and/or disinhibited behaviours. They are generally associated with cognitive impairments due to complex mental health conditions and addictions (substance abuse), dementia or neurological conditions.

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