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The cost of behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) in community dwelling Alzheimer's disease patients.

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INTRODUCTION: Behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) are highly prevalent in Alzheimer's disease (AD) patients. They are a source of distress for the caregivers and one of the main reasons for nursing home placement, which is the major component of the cost of Alzheimer's disease. The aim of the present study was to assess the direct and indirect cost related to the care of BPSD within a prospective study examining the overall cost of AD in Israel. METHODS: Seventy-one comm...

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10.1002/gps.490

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Journal:
International journal of geriatric psychiatry
Volume:
17
Issue:
5
Pages:
403-408
Publication date:
2002-05-01
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EISSN:
1099-1166
ISSN:
0885-6230
Source identifiers:
80031
Language:
English
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pubs:80031
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uuid:adc2065e-03f7-4906-9703-35ecee7fde10
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pubs:80031
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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