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The need for disinhibition-focused interventions in dementia

Comment on “Pharmacological and nonpharmacological approaches to reduce symptoms of disinhibited behaviors in dementia: A systematic review” by Burley et al.

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  07 March 2022

Kimberly R. Chapman*
Affiliation:
Department of Psychiatry, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
Mary Beth Spitznagel
Affiliation:
Department of Psychological Sciences, Kent State University, Kent, OH, USA

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