Watch for more information about the complex relationship between delirium and dementia in the October 5 Psychiatric News.
Also on the topic of delirium, some dying patients experience agitation due to delirium, causing considerable distress for their families and adding to the families' emotional burden, Scott Irwin, M.D., Ph.D., chief of psychiatry at the Institute for Palliative Medicine at San Diego Hospice, said in an interview with Psychiatric News. For more information about this subject, click here.
More information on delirum and how to address it can be found in a new book from American Psychiatric Publishing, Clinical Manual of Psychosomatic Medicine: A Guide to Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, Second Edition.
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