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[abstract] Behavioral symptoms in vascular cognitive impairment and vascular dementia

Lookup NU author(s): Professor John O'Brien


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Noncognitive or behavioral and psychological symptoms (BPSD) are common in vascular dementia. Many occur with the same frequency as in Alzheimer's disease, though depression, emotional lability, and apathy may be more common and psychosis less so. There is a particularly strong relationship between cerebrovascular disease and depression.

Publication metadata

Author(s): O'Brien J

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: International Psychogeriatrics

Year: 2003

Volume: 15

Issue: s2

Pages: 133-138

Print publication date: 01/01/2003

ISSN (print): 1041-6102

ISSN (electronic): 1741-203X

Publisher: Cambridge University Press