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Assessing Dementia

-What are some of the challenges therapists face in diagnosing this population?
-What assessment processes or instruments would you use in addition to the intake interview to help you diagnose mental disorders in older adults?
-Describe how biological, psychological, and social factors contribute to the symptoms and progression of this disorder in an older adult?
-What are some ways to prevent dementia?is it preventable

Solution Summary

This solution discusses some of the challenges therapists encounter in diagnosing persons with dementia.