Risk of Cognitive Decline Associated With Paroxetine Use in Elderly Nursing Home Patients With Depression

Objective:This study evaluated the risk of cognitive decline associated with paroxetine use in elderly nursing home patients with depression.Methods:A retrospective cohort study was conducted using the 2007 to 2010 Medicare Part D claims and minimum data set (MDS) data involving new users of paroxetine and other selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). The primary outcome was MDS Cognition Scale. The repeated-measures mixed model was used to examine the effect of paroxetine on cognition...
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Eating Behaviors and Dietary Changes in Patients With Dementia

Background:Eating problems and dietary changes have been reported in patients with dementia.Objectives:The aim of this article is to explore the generalized problems with nutrition, diet, feeding, and eating reported among patients with dementia.Methods:Medline and Google Scholar searches were conducted for relevant articles, chapters, and books published before 2016. Search terms used included behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia, dementia, dietary changes, eating behavior. Public...
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