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Summary: This article presents a panel discussion on the role of the physician in the treatment of Alzheimer's, including handling the patient's response to the diagnosis, managing behavioral aspects of the illness, treatment of depression and other emotional symptoms, treatment of other medical conditions, and helping patients live with cognitive impairment. The panelists also considered such drug therapy as THA, Hydergine neuroleptics for agitation, and benzodiazepines for sleep disorders.
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