Early warnings lowered use of antipsychotic medications for dementia, study finds

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — As loved ones with dementia disappear into symptoms of aggression, agitation or delusions, families are left with few good medical solutions. A new generation of antipsychotic medications gained popularly in the 1990s because they avoided side effects such as Parkinson’s syndrome associated with conventional antipsychotic medications used to treat dementia. But

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U-M continues efforts to prevent tragedy among college students

‘Early Detection and Intervention’ is this year’s theme for the annual U-M Depression on College Campuses conference ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The devastating shooting near Tucson, Ariz. that left six people dead and U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords critically injured thrust mental health on college campuses back into the national spotlight. In the tragedy’s aftermath, many

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