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Social & behavioral sciences, psychology : Treatment & clinical psychology
http://hdl.handle.net/2268/134339
Neuropsychiatric Inventory data in a Belgian sample of elderly persons with and without dementia
English
[fr] Données issues de l'Inventaire Neuropsychiatrique (NPI) au sein d'un échantillon belge de personnes âgées démentes et non démentes
Squelard, Gilles mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > Département Psychologies et cliniques des systèmes humains > Psychologie de la sénescence >]
Missotten, Pierre mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > Département Psychologies et cliniques des systèmes humains > Psychologie de la sénescence >]
Paquay, Louis mailto [Katholieke Universiteit Leuven - KUL > > > >]
De Lepeleire, Jan mailto [KULeuven > > > >]
Buntinx, Frank mailto [Katholieke Universiteit Leuven - KUL > > > >]
Fontaine, Ovide mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > Services généraux (Fac. de psycho. et des sc. de l'éducat.) > Relations académiques et scientifiques (Psycho et sc.éduc.) >]
Adam, Stéphane mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > Département Psychologies et cliniques des systèmes humains > Psychologie de la sénescence >]
Ylieff, Michel mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > Département Psychologies et cliniques des systèmes humains > Département Psychologies et cliniques des systèmes humains >]
2012
Clinical Interventions in Aging
2
7
423-430
Yes
International
1176-9092
1178-1998
[en] behavior ; behavior disorders ; epidemiology ; dementia ; psychiatric symptoms ; neuropsychiatry
[en] Background/aims: This study assesses and compares prevalence of psychological and behavioral symptoms in a Belgian sample of people with and without dementia.
Methods: A total of 228 persons older than 65 years with dementia and a group of 64 non- demented persons were assessed using the Neuropsychiatric Inventory (NPI) in 2004. Results: Within the group without dementia, the most frequent symptoms were depression, agitation, and irritability. Within the group with dementia, the most common symptoms were depression, irritability, apathy, and agitation. Prevalence of delusions (P
Financial support was provided by Belgium’s National Institute for Health and Disability Insurance (NIHDI). This work was funded by RIZIV/INAMI “Studie dementia/Etude démence” UB/1240.
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http://hdl.handle.net/2268/134339

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