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Treatment and support of Alzheimer's disease

There is currently no cure for Alzheimer’s disease, but there is a lot that can be done to enable someone to live well with the condition. Read about some of the drug and non-drug treatments, support and activities.

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Treating depression

A person with depression should be offered a range of treatments, depending on how severe or long-standing their depression is. These may include self-help, talking therapies or antidepressant medication.
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Alternative drugs to antipsychotics

Antipsychotics are the drugs most often prescribed for people with dementia who have symptoms such as aggression and psychosis, but other drugs are available.
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Drugs

There is currently no cure for dementia, but there are drugs that can help with some of the symptoms. Here we explain what is available.
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