Neuroleptic drugs in the management of behavioral symptoms of Alzheimer's disease

L. E. Tune, C. Steele, T. Cooper

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Abstract

Physicians have long been wary of chronically administering neuroleptic drugs to the demented elderly for fear of significant side effects. In this article, the authors present evidence to support these fears. A discussion of the early and late emerging side effects of neuroleptic drugs is presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)353-373
Number of pages21
JournalPsychiatric Clinics of North America
Volume14
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1991

Fingerprint

Behavioral Symptoms
Antipsychotic Agents
Fear
Alzheimer Disease
Drug-Related Side Effects and Adverse Reactions
Physicians

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health

Cite this

Neuroleptic drugs in the management of behavioral symptoms of Alzheimer's disease. / Tune, L. E.; Steele, C.; Cooper, T.

In: Psychiatric Clinics of North America, Vol. 14, No. 2, 1991, p. 353-373.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tune, L. E. ; Steele, C. ; Cooper, T. / Neuroleptic drugs in the management of behavioral symptoms of Alzheimer's disease. In: Psychiatric Clinics of North America. 1991 ; Vol. 14, No. 2. pp. 353-373.
@article{890834a5e2ab4d30bf3019173bdb872a,
title = "Neuroleptic drugs in the management of behavioral symptoms of Alzheimer's disease",
abstract = "Physicians have long been wary of chronically administering neuroleptic drugs to the demented elderly for fear of significant side effects. In this article, the authors present evidence to support these fears. A discussion of the early and late emerging side effects of neuroleptic drugs is presented.",
author = "Tune, {L. E.} and C. Steele and T. Cooper",
year = "1991",
language = "English (US)",
volume = "14",
pages = "353--373",
journal = "Psychiatric Clinics of North America",
issn = "0193-953X",
publisher = "W.B. Saunders Ltd",
number = "2",

}

TY - JOUR

T1 - Neuroleptic drugs in the management of behavioral symptoms of Alzheimer's disease

AU - Tune, L. E.

AU - Steele, C.

AU - Cooper, T.

PY - 1991

Y1 - 1991

N2 - Physicians have long been wary of chronically administering neuroleptic drugs to the demented elderly for fear of significant side effects. In this article, the authors present evidence to support these fears. A discussion of the early and late emerging side effects of neuroleptic drugs is presented.

AB - Physicians have long been wary of chronically administering neuroleptic drugs to the demented elderly for fear of significant side effects. In this article, the authors present evidence to support these fears. A discussion of the early and late emerging side effects of neuroleptic drugs is presented.

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=0025878224&partnerID=8YFLogxK

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=0025878224&partnerID=8YFLogxK

M3 - Article

C2 - 1676507

AN - SCOPUS:0025878224

VL - 14

SP - 353

EP - 373

JO - Psychiatric Clinics of North America

JF - Psychiatric Clinics of North America

SN - 0193-953X

IS - 2

ER -