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CBT feasible and effective for anxiety in dementia

Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is a feasible and effective intervention for the treatment of anxiety in dementia patients, results of a new pilot study suggest.

Investigators, led by Aimee Spector, PhD, DClinPsy, from University College London, United Kingdom, found that CBT improved anxiety symptoms and significantly improved depression. Moreover, the intervention was cost neutral.

Read more on the Medscape website.