Prevalence, correlates and course of behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia in the population

George M Savva, Julia Zaccai, Fiona E Matthews, Julie E Davidson, Ian McKeith, Carol Brayne, Medical Research Council Cognitive Function and Ageing Study

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Behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) are major contributors to the burden of dementia.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)212-219
Number of pages8
JournalThe British Journal of Psychiatry
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2009


  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Dementia
  • England
  • Epidemiologic Methods
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Neuropsychological Tests
  • Psychiatric Status Rating Scales
  • Psychotic Disorders
  • Wales

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