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Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia & Cognitive Disorders

INSIGHTS FROM THE APA MEETING
Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is associated with improvements in mood and sleep disorder symptoms in patients with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and dementia, according to a poster at the virtual 2021 APA meeting.
Nondrug approaches are associated with a meaningful reduction in depressive symptoms in people with dementia, according to a study published online in The BMJ.
Seeking treatment for the neuropsychiatric symptoms of anxiety in older adults with Alzheimer’s dementia (AD), researchers will conduct a clinical trial and follow up-study of CBD's effectiveness.
A recent diagnosis of dementia is associated with short-term higher suicide risk, according to a study presented in a poster at the virtual 2021 annual meeting of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry.
PSYCHFOCUS
More than a quarter of US adults with schizophrenia received a diagnosis of dementia before 66 years of age, according to a study published online ahead of print in JAMA Psychiatry. 
Consuming more food and drink with the antioxidant flavonol is associated with a smaller chance of developing Alzheimer’s dementia years later, researchers reported in Neurology.
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