How Antipsychotic Medications are Used to Help People with Dementia A Guide for Residents, Families, and Caregivers

Antipsychotic medications are used to treat a variety of different mental health conditions. They may be used to treat people with dementia when they have certain serious behaviours that are hard to manage with other strategies. As a member of the care team, you have an important role to play in helping the health care providers decide whether this treatment is a good choice for your family member or friend. This guide will help you learn more about how antipsychotic medications are used to help people with dementia. 

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Author/Publisher - Auteur/Éditeur: 
The Centre for Effective Practice (CEP)
Date Published: 
2015-01