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Capacity and Informed Consent

A practical framework that can guide psychiatrists through solving problems of capacity and informed consent.

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Dementia

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Dementia, Agitation, and Aggression: The Role of Electroconvulsive Therapy

What role might electroconvulsive therapy play for short-term treatment of agitation and aggression in patients with dementia?

Could Alzheimer Disease be Type 3 Diabetes

Evidence is mounting that links insulin deficiency and insulin resistance to mediation of Alzheimer disease-type neurodegeneration. Get the highlights in these 9 slides.

The 1-leg standing test is an easy way to determine if a patient has early signs of being at risk for a stroke and cognitive impairment and whether additional evaluation is needed,

A new study bolsters evidence that bilingualism contributes to cognitive reserve, postpones symptoms of dementia, and delays diagnosis of Alzheimer disease.

Growing evidence suggests a link between obesity and dementia, but risk may be heightened or lowered, depending on age. In this study, early to mid-life obesity was linked with increased risk of later dementia.

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