Virtual Conference

Track: Psychiatry and Dementia

Psychiatry and Dementia


Psychiatric disorders such as Schizophrenia and depression are found to have a higher impact developing dementia. While there is a lot of similarities between mental illness and dementia there are also some critical differences. Researchers have found that some psychiatric disorders are integral to the dementia phenotype. In many cases of dementia, the complications rate along with that the psychiatric disorders overshadowed the symptoms dementia. Psychiatric disorders seem to usually develop in youth and early adulthood while in contrast dementia conditions arises either midlife or late life. These disorders have been taken into series consideration and focus as these psychiatric symptoms in dementia also been linked to severe cognitive, functional disabilities and results in faster progressions.