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Dementia Pharmacotherapy

Stephen Thielke, MD, MSPH, MA


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:

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

[From the Winter 2015 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series, with funding from the Alzheimer’s Supplement to the Geriatric Education Centers]