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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Theison, AK; Geisthoff, UW; Förstl, H; Schröder, SG 
Title:
Agitation in the morning: symptom of depression in dementia? 
Abstract:
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the possible correlations between depression in dementia and agitation in the morning by a prospective naturalistic study. METHODS: Data were collected from three independent nursing homes in an urban setting. Trained nursing home staff pre-selected 110 demented and agitated patients with a minimum age of 60 years. Three main groups were formed based on agitation peak either: in the morning, evening or none. Each is respectively:'sunrisers','sundowners' and'constants'....    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 
Year:
2009 
Journal volume:
24 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
335-40 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0885-6230 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie