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Does hospitalization for dementia ever make sense?
6 doctors weighed in

Dr. Maureen Nash
Psychiatry - Geriatric
4 doctors agree
In brief: Sometimes.
If someone is having severe symptoms leading to suffering like paranoia, fearfulness, depression, or false beliefs that do not respond to outpatient treatment they may need to be evaluated and treated in an inpatient hospital.
Also, if there are aggressive behaviors, a person may need to be hospitalized.

In brief: Sometimes.
If someone is having severe symptoms leading to suffering like paranoia, fearfulness, depression, or false beliefs that do not respond to outpatient treatment they may need to be evaluated and treated in an inpatient hospital.
Also, if there are aggressive behaviors, a person may need to be hospitalized.
Dr. Maureen Nash
Dr. Maureen Nash
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Dr. John Chavez
Clinical Psychology
In brief: Dementia
Dementia is more common i.
The elderly who are also more likely to have other medical problems.

In brief: Dementia
Dementia is more common i.
The elderly who are also more likely to have other medical problems.
Dr. John Chavez
Dr. John Chavez
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