Author: Mark H. Fleisher, M.D., University of Nebraska, College of Medicine, Omaha, NE
Produced in 1998.
This presentation will demonstrate new active treatments for dementia associated with Down Syndrome. Clinical cases will be presented that highlight issues of diagnoses and treatments. This presentation will focus on topics that are clinically relevant and important to a large number of individuals, family members and clinicians. Treatment choices will focus on alleviating cognitive decline as well as mood and psychotic symptoms. The discussion will include the complex elements associated with dementia and mental retardation and how they complicate an already difficult process.