The British Psychological Society launches the Faculty's Alternatives to Antipsychotics paper

The FPoP Dementia Workstream has been working with experts in dementia care to produce a new Briefing Paper - Alternatives to antipsychotics: psychological approaches in managing psychological and behavioural distress in people with dementia

The paper was authored by:

Dr Donald Brechin
Past Chair, Faculty of the Psychology of Older People.
Leeds & York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Dr Gemma Murphy
Clinical Psychologist, MHSOP, Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Trust
Dr Ian Andrew James
Consultant Psychologist, Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust
Jason Codner
University of Teesside

and presents a four-stepped approach to working with behaviour that challenges in the context of dementia.

FPoP: 26th Mar 2013 10:00:00

 

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