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The Skinny on Dementia

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“Doctor, will you prescribe medical marijuana for my mother? I think it might help her agitation better than the medication you gave her last visit.”

Older adults seem willing to take a hypothetical predictive test—and plan accordingly.

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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.

When agitation and psychosis symptoms are severe, is an antipsychotic medication an option? Not always.

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