An Update on Neurocognitive Disorders for the General Psychiatrist:
An Approach to the Assessment and Management of Dementia in Psychiatric Practice
Psychiatrists have an important role in the prevention, diagnosis, and management of dementia. The psychiatric patient population is at a high risk for the development of neurocognitive disorders. This course should help psychiatrists in general practice:
• Describe the relationships between severe and persistent mental illness and dementia,
• List the impact of psychotropic medications on the cognitive functioning of older adults, and
• Describe preventative and treatment interventions for dementia in psychiatric practice.
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