The Symptom Experience of Community-Dwelling Persons With Dementia: Self and Caregiver Report and Comparison With Standardized Symptom Assessment Measures

The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 03/29/2012

Symptoms were frequently reported by persons with dementia and their caregiver; however, commonly used symptom assessment measures overlooked important symptoms. All physicians should be vigilant about screening for both psychologic and physical symptoms in this population.

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