Alzheimer’s Disease Patients with Psychosis Misdiagnosed at Higher Rates than Previously Thought, Study Finds

Alzheimer’s Disease Patients with Psychosis Misdiagnosed at Higher Rates than Previously Thought, Study Finds
Patients with Alzheimer’s disease who experience delusions and hallucinations are five times more likely to be misdiagnosed than Alzheimer’s patients without psychosis, new research from St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, Canada, found. The study, “Determining the impact of psychosis on rates of false-positive and false-negative diagnosis in Alzheimer’s disease,” was published in the journal Alzheimer’s & Dementia: Translational Research

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