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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Hessler, J B; Schäufele, M; Hendlmeier, I; Junge, M N; Leonhardt, S; Weber, J; Bickel, H 
Title:
Behavioural and psychological symptoms in general hospital patients with dementia, distress for nursing staff and complications in care: results of the General Hospital Study. 
Abstract:
Little is known about how behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) manifest in the general hospital. The aim was to examine the frequency of BPSD in general hospitals and their associations with nursing staff distress and complications in care.Cross-sectional representative study with 1469 patients aged>=65, including 270 patients with dementia, of 33 randomly selected general hospitals in Germany. BPSD and complications were reported by nurses.Overall frequency of BPSD was high...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Epidemiol Psychiatr Sci 
Year:
2018 
Journal volume:
27 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
278-287 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
2045-7960 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie