Site updated at Wednesday, 22 June 2016

Living with Dementia

Late Day Anxiety

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   

Enid and George - Life with dementia

amyloid protein1 - down syndrome2 - moderate intensity aerobic exercise1 - parkinsonian brain1 - mental impairment1 - functional imaging1 - epidemiology1 - neurodegenerative disorder4 - obesity2 - apraxia3 - alzheimer’s patients1 - dopamine deficiency1 - archives of general psychiatry1 - mayo clinic1 - lewis and short1 - alzheimer's prevention1 - confabulatory euphoria1 - dementia workers1 - atherosclerosis7 - vascular risk factors2 - deficiency of thiamine1 - thiamine deficiency4 - diabetes mellitus1 - amyloid-targeting treatment1 - motor deficits1 - causes of the dementia1 - american delirium society1 - cognitive dysfunction4 - mind diet1 - senility1 -