Today’s re-post as part of World Alzheimer’s Day focuses on Dr Al Power’s article titled “Medicalization of Feelings: BPSD or BPSOD?”

“Here is the premise: people living with various forms of dementia often exhibit certain signs of emotional upset, which may include anger, sadness, fear, frustration, or anxiety. These are now referred to with the BPSD label, and even classified and categorized, with prescribed approaches to various categories.”

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