Prevalence

Prevalence

Recognize the prevalence of hallucinations and delusions among people with dementia-related psychosis.

Prevalence

Hallucinations and delusions are prevalent across the dementias.3,9-22

Symptoms

Symptoms

Uncover the experience of hallucinations and delusions among people with dementia-related psychosis.

Symptoms

Neuropsychiatric symptoms—including hallucinations and delusions—may negatively impact patients, caregivers, and society.7,8,23-31

Neurobiology

Neurobiology

Understand the proposed science of hallucinations and delusions across the dementias.

Neurobiology

The neurobiology of hallucinations and delusions across the dementias may include dysfunction in the serotonergic network and in the frontotemporal regions.35-52

Unmet Need

Unmet Need

Recognize the unmet medical need for people experiencing dementia‑related hallucinations and delusions.

Unmet Need

There is a significant unmet medical need for people experiencing dementia‑related hallucinations and delusions.56-60

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What Is the Impact of Dementia and Dementia-related Psychosis on Long-term Care and Transitions of Care?

Older adults with dementia commonly transition among care environments. Dr. Amita R. Patel explains these transitions, their related challenges, and the effect of those challenges on patient care and outcomes.

Check out the findings from the MD-IQ quiz, supplemented by expert commentary from Drs. Stephen A. Brunton and Elaine R. Peskind.

Find out how your peers responded to questions from a recent survey. Drs. Ara S. Khachaturian and Jacobo Mintzer share their perspectives on the findings.

Ask an expert about dementia‑related hallucinations and delusions.