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Brief psychosocial therapy for the treatment of agitation in Alzheimer disease (the CALM-AD trial).

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BACKGROUND: Good practice guidelines state that a psychological intervention should usually precede pharmacotherapy, but there are no data evaluating the feasibility of psychological interventions used in this way. METHODS: At the first stage of a randomized blinded placebo-controlled trial, 318 patients with Alzheimer disease (AD) with clinically significant agitated behavior were treated in an open design with a psychological intervention (brief psychosocial therapy [BPST]) for 4 weeks, pre...

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Journal:
The American journal of geriatric psychiatry : official journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry
Volume:
17
Issue:
9
Pages:
726-733
Publication date:
2009-09-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1545-7214
ISSN:
1064-7481
URN:
uuid:bd708602-fdf6-4dd1-bb85-549a42ef6061
Source identifiers:
115989
Local pid:
pubs:115989

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