Do’s and Don’ts of Psychopharmacology in Late Life: Key Challenges and OpportunitiesSeptember 24th 2020
When working with older individuals with psychiatric symptoms, most clinicians are familiar with the adage “start low and go slow.” But what other tips should you consider when prescribing psychopharmacology?
Caring for Patients With Neurocognitive Disorders During the PandemicApril 22nd 2020
How can psychiatrists help caregivers deal with behavioral disturbances at home, without the possibility of an in-person doctor’s appointment? In this video, Marc E. Agronin, MD, offers tips for helping patients with Alzheimer disease and other dementias.
Detecting Agitation in Patients With Dementia and Alzheimer DiseaseJanuary 27th 2020
In this video, Marc E. Agronin, MD, discusses several factors that may play a role in agitation. One would be underlying medical causes. It could be an acute disease state impairing brain function. And the list goes on.
Understanding and Managing Agitation Associated with DementiaDecember 27th 2019
Agitation can worsen function, pose safety concerns, and increase caregiver stress. It can be both confusing and frustrating to understand and manage these behaviors, but there are several approaches that can make all the difference.