International Psychogeriatrics

Behavioral and Psychological Sign and Symptoms of Dementia: Implications for Research and Treatment
Clinical Perspectives: What Should We Be Studying?

Emotional Lability, Intrusiveness, and Catastrophic Reactions

Martin Haupt a1
a1 Institute of Psychiatry, Heinrich-Heine-Universität, Düsseldorf, Germany

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Emotional lability, intrusiveness, and catastrophic reactions are some of the noncognitive psychopathologic phenomena seen in patients with Alzheimer's disease. These symptoms occur frequently throughout the disease course and strongly influence the well-being of patients with dementia and their caregivers.

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