Today’s article in relation to the Campaign to Ban BPSD is Susan Macaulay’s article about the 10 Barriers to reducing Antipsychotics for Dementia.
“These drugs are dangerous. They are largely ineffective in treating dementia-related responsive behaviour. Their use is not recommended in elderly people with dementia. They produce debilitating side effects, and in some cases premature death. There are better, more effective, less risky, proven ways to achieve the desired results.”