the worldwide case against giving antipsychotics to elderly people living with dementia

Members of the worldwide Alzheimer’s and dementia care community overwhelmingly recommend against using antipsychotic drugs as the first choice in addressing behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) and aggression in dementia patients. In fact, experts everywhere believe antipsychotic medication should only be used as a last resort after every non-pharmacological avenue of treatment has been exhausted.   The American … Continue reading the worldwide case against giving antipsychotics to elderly people living with dementia