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My father has dementia and he gets angry easily when I ask him to do something. How do I cope?
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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Make an appointment
With a geriatric psychiatrist who can help him.

In brief: Make an appointment
With a geriatric psychiatrist who can help him.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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Dr. Theresa Redling
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
In brief: Redirect
Behavioral problems in dementia are very common.
Irritability is one of the most common. First, don't argue with the dementia(it will always win). Try redirection if one can't past the trigger. At times we need to just let it go and move on. Hoever if the irritability has an impact on care or safety sometime meds are needed.

In brief: Redirect
Behavioral problems in dementia are very common.
Irritability is one of the most common. First, don't argue with the dementia(it will always win). Try redirection if one can't past the trigger. At times we need to just let it go and move on. Hoever if the irritability has an impact on care or safety sometime meds are needed.
Dr. Theresa Redling
Dr. Theresa Redling
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