Site updated at Wednesday, 22 June 2016

Living with Dementia

General Activity

Study Helps Explain ‘Sundowning,’ an Anxiety Syndrome in Elderly Dementia Patients

New research provides the best evidence to date that the late-day anxiety and agitation sometimes seen in older institutionalized adults, especially those with dementia, has a biological basis in the brain.

The findings could help explain “sundowning,” a syndrome in which older adults show high levels of anxiety, agitation, general activity and delirium in… Study Helps Explain ‘Sundowning,’ an Anxiety Syndrome in Elderly Dementia Patients   


physical reality exercises1 - korsakoff psychosis11 - neurofibrillary tangles3 - loss of balance1 - hyperlipidemia1 - autism spectrum disorder1 - caregiving2 - functional psychosis1 - functional imaging1 - apoe gene3 - apoe2 - overweight1 - professor lewy1 - cajal-retzius cell1 - symptomatic benefit1 - amyloid-beta plaque1 - sporadic parkinson's disease1 - chuanhai cao1 - parkinson's disease risk1 - methamphetamine1 - dopamine-producing neurons4 - rem-sleep behavior disorder1 - alcohol related dementia1 - risk for cognitive decline1 - alzheimer's-related plaque1 - grandiosity1 - vad2 - trigger for alzheimer's1 - neurodegenerative diseases1 - dementia symptoms3 -