Mortality Risk in Patients With Dementia Treated With Antipsychotics Versus Other Psychiatric Medications

Helen C. Kales, Marcia Valenstein, H. Myra Kim, John F. McCarthy, Dara Ganoczy, Francesca Cunningham, Frederic C. Blow
2007 American Journal of Psychiatry  
Objective: Mortality rates in the year following new antipsychotic medication starts for neuropsychiatric symptoms of dementia were compared with rates after starts of other psychiatric medications.
doi:10.1176/appi.ajp.2007.06101710 pmid:17898349 fatcat:atxaigw7mvdnfl567jq7hs4f4q