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Geriatric Psychiatry Research Update: March 2017

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Here's a case that illustrates the potential for alprazolam to create a dementia-like appearance—not to mention a premature aging of the patient.

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Recent data show that widespread discrepancy exists between clinical guidelines and practice patterns for ADHD, dementia, and bipolar disorders.

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