Dementia

Stephen Thielke, MD, MSPH

Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
University of Washington School of Medicine
VA Puget Sound Health Care System
 

 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 Winter 2021 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series (Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias)]