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New Therapies Help Patients With Dementia Cope With Depression

Many patients with cognitive impairment have anxiety or depression, but standard treatments are difficult for people with memory issues. So, Dr. Dimitris Kiosses, Associate Professor of Psychology in Clinical Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College, developed a novel approach focusing on solving tangible problems that fuel feelings of sadness and hopelessness. The approach is one of several new psychotherapies to treat anxiety and depression in people with cognitive impairments, including early to moderate dementia. 

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