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Are there typical behaviors of dementia?
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Dr. Maureen Nash
Psychiatry - Geriatric
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In brief: There are many
Dementia can be thought of as a cognitive disorder or as a behavioral illness.
Nearly everyone with dementia will have behavior problems at some time. Psychomotor agitation, anxiety, sleep disturbances, appetite disturbances, depression, paranoia/delusions, hallucinations, aggression, mood lability, and apathy are some of the most common symptoms. Most of these symptoms are treatable.

In brief: There are many
Dementia can be thought of as a cognitive disorder or as a behavioral illness.
Nearly everyone with dementia will have behavior problems at some time. Psychomotor agitation, anxiety, sleep disturbances, appetite disturbances, depression, paranoia/delusions, hallucinations, aggression, mood lability, and apathy are some of the most common symptoms. Most of these symptoms are treatable.
Dr. Maureen Nash
Dr. Maureen Nash
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Dr. Tedde Rinker
Holistic Medicine
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In brief: Yes there are
The most common typical early signs of dementa are increasing memory loss, personality chages like irritability or fearfullness, missing appts and medications, getting lost in familiar locations, misnaming objects and people.

In brief: Yes there are
The most common typical early signs of dementa are increasing memory loss, personality chages like irritability or fearfullness, missing appts and medications, getting lost in familiar locations, misnaming objects and people.
Dr. Tedde Rinker
Dr. Tedde Rinker
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