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  1. The role of the psychiatrist in Alzheimer's disease.

    Article, Communication - En anglais

    Closed symposium "New Strategies for Treating Alzheimer's Disease". Chicago, IL, USA, 1997/08/02.

    Psychiatrists are uniquely qualified to provide a variety of important services to patients with Alzheimer's disease and their families and professional caregivers.

    This paper highlights the role of the psychiatric physician in the differential diagnosis of dementing illnesses.

    Psychiatrists are also uniquely trained to evaluate and treat the psychiatric symptoms and problem behaviors in Alzheimer's disease.

    The psychiatrist may be asked to utilize and monitor antidementia compounds as well as to orchestrate functional and competency evaluations.

    As the leader of the mental health team, the psychiatrist serves as educator and resource provider to patients and their families.

    Lately, the psychiatrist works closely with caregivers to monitor for and prevent burnout and depression.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Démence Alzheimer, Rôle thérapeutique, Psychiatre, Diagnostic, Traitement, Trouble comportement, Personnel sanitaire, Santé mentale, Article synthèse, Homme, Système nerveux pathologie, Système nerveux central pathologie, Encéphale pathologie, Maladie dégénérative

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Alzheimer disease, Therapeutic role, Psychiatrist, Diagnosis, Treatment, Behavioral disorder, Health staff, Mental health, Review, Human, Nervous system diseases, Central nervous system disease, Cerebral disorder, Degenerative disease

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 98-0512330

    Code Inist : 002B18H04. Création : 23/03/1999.