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Psychosis in Late Life

Beth Labardi, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

UW Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Veteran Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System

Learning Objectives

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

Understand the variable causes of psychosis in late life

List important steps in diagnostic evaluation of late life psychosis

Appreciate the potential limitations and risks of antipsychotic medications in late life psychosis

[From the Winter 2024 Dementia Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series]