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Pharmacy research group takes a non-medicine approach for treatment

Dec 08, 2018 - Comments: 0

Around the world, dementia is one of the greatest contributors to disability in elderly patients. Working with these patients can prove challenging due to the psychological changes as the condition progresses. Non-pharmacological and behavioral treatments are promoted as a first line treatment in slowing down the progression of the symptoms of dementia, especially with Alzheimer’s Dementia.

One group on campus, the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP), happens to be studying non-pharmacological treatment for Alzheimer’s, specifically music therapy.

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