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A COMMUNITY-BASED STUDY OF AGGRESSIVE-BEHAVIOR IN DEMENTIA

Abstract:

Aggressive behaviour is a serious care problem for families looking after patients with dementia. The aim of this study was to investigate, in a community sample of patients with dementia, the nature of aggressive behaviour and the settings in which it occurred. Thirty-seven subjects known to be aggressive were studied. The results show that the acts of aggression can be usefully classified on the basis of the circumstances in which they occur. It is argued that such a classification is likel...

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10.1002/gps.930050511

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FAIRBURN, C More by this author
Journal:
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF GERIATRIC PSYCHIATRY
Volume:
5
Issue:
5
Pages:
337-342
Publication date:
1990
DOI:
EISSN:
1099-1166
ISSN:
0885-6230
URN:
uuid:77281d81-b1e3-4caa-a18f-2f28c6047f90
Source identifiers:
205535
Local pid:
pubs:205535
Language:
English

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