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Dementia


Stephen Thielke, MD, MSPH, MA

Professor

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

University of Washington School of Medicine

Geriatric Psychiatrist

Northwest Hospital



Learning Objectives

By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

  • Define the key findings in dementia.
  • Differentiate dementia from other conditions.
  • Explain the psychosocial consequences of dementia on patients and caregivers.

[From the Spring 2022 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series (Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias)]