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Comorbidity: Psychiatric Comorbidity in Persons with Dementia

Shub D, Kunik ME. Comorbidity: Psychiatric Comorbidity in Persons with Dementia. Psychiatric Times. 2009 Apr 16; 26(4):32-36.

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This article emphasizes neuropsychiatric disturbances with the greatest prevalence and morbidity in persons with dementia. It also addresses comorbid depressive and anxiety disorders, as well as psychological and behavioral disturbances associated with dementia-psychosis and agitation/aggression.3,6

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