Agitation in Alzheimer Disease

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Research Summary
Research Summary
07/19/2024
Researchers examining patients with late-stage dementia and significant agitation, found that a wearable device such as a wrist-worn actigraphy could be a feasible behavior-monitoring tool to assess sleep...
07/19/2024
Research Summary
Research Summary
07/15/2024
Researchers compared clinical characteristics, health care costs, and mortality outcomes among patients with Alzheimer dementia with and without agitation.
07/15/2024
Conference Coverage
Conference Coverage
04/29/2024

Anthony Calabro, MA

Anthony Calabro, MA
Researchers evaluated the safety and efficacy of dextromethorphan-bupropion, an FDA approved treatment of major depression disorder, for Alzheimer disease-related agitation. This study was presented at the...
04/29/2024

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02/22/2024
In their presentation at the Practical Updates in Primary Care 2023 Virtual Series, Craig Chepke, MD, DFAPA, and Kevin Williams, MS, MPAS, PA-C reviewed the pathophysiological mechanisms of agitation...
02/22/2024

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Conference Coverage
Conference Coverage
04/19/2024
In this video, Craig Chepke, MD, DFAPA, and Kevin Williams, MS, MPAS, PA-C provide the take-home messages from their session “Agitation in Alzheimer’s Dementia: Progress for an Age-Old Problem” at our...
04/19/2024
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Video
03/25/2024

Brenden P. Lucey, MD, MSCI

Brenden P. Lucey, MD, MSCI
In a small clinical trial, researchers found that patients taking suvorexant, an FDA-approved treatment for insomnia, had reduced levels of amyloid beta (amyloid-β) and tau phosphorylation proteins, which...
03/25/2024
expert Q&A
expert Q&A
12/31/2023

Emile d’Angremont, MSc

Emile d’Angremont, MSc
In this interview, Emile d’Angremont, MSc, discusses the results of a recent study examining the use of cholinesterase inhibitors for the management of psychotic symptoms among patients with...
12/31/2023
Conference Coverage
Conference Coverage
05/24/2023
In this video, Craig Chepke, MD, DFAPA, and Kevin Williams, MS, MPAS, PA-C provide a preview of their session, "Agitation in Alzheimer’s Dementia: Progress for an Age-Old Problem ” at our Practical Updates...
05/24/2023
conference coverage
conference coverage
05/25/2015
In this video, Craig Chepke, MD, DFAPA, and Kevin Williams, MS, MPAS, PA-C Provide the take-home messages from their session “Agitation in Alzheimer’s Dementia: Progress for an Age-Old Problem” at our...
05/25/2015