People with dementia can be affected by changes in the brain that lead to unfamiliar or frightening behavior.
Susan M. Maixner, M.D.
Susan M. Maixner, M.D., is an associate professor of psychiatry in the University of Michigan School of Medicine; director of the U-M Geropsychiatry Program and the Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship; and a member of the UMHS Program for Positive Aging. Her clinical interests are in the behavioral and psychological symptoms in dementia (BPSD), palliative medicine, and geriatric mental and cognitive health education.
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