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The reduction in dementia is not simply the result of the drugs reducing their blood pressure.

Psychiatric disorders, such as primary sleep disturbances, depression, substance abuse, mania, sexually inappropriate behaviors, and psychosis, can complicate the care of patients with dementia.

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