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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Förstl, H 
Title:
[Treatment and care strategies for Alzheimer's disease and related dementias] 
Abstract:
The majority of elderly demented patients suffers from mixed dementia, with Alzheimer's-type brain changes being the leading cause of cognitive impairment. Cholinesterase inhibitors and memantin improve cognitive performance in dementia, with a symptomatic parallel shift of 8 to 12 months. Disturbances of perception and behaviour can be prohibited or mitigated by antidementia drugs and improved with antidepressants, neuroleptics, and other substances. The somatic and cerebral comorbidity of deme...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Nervenarzt 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
79 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
617-28, quiz 629 
Language:
de 
Print-ISSN:
0028-2804 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie