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Managing Sleep for Individuals With Dementia: A Guide for Caregivers

Published:April 03, 2021DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2021.01.067
      Sleep disturbances are often associated with behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia, which commonly occur in people experiencing all forms of dementia. Changes in multiple brain structures disrupt the sleep-wake cycle, affecting the individual’s ability to initiate and maintain sleep.
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