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Table 2 Examples of outcomes associated with treatment of behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD)

From: Comparative safety and efficacy of pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions for the behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia: protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis

Outcomes of treatment efficacy  
Aggression*  
Agitation  
Depression  
Apathy  
Anxiety  
Night-time behaviors  
Motor disturbances  
Irritability  
Disinhibition  
Psychosis (delusions and hallucinations)  
Appetite and eating abnormalities  
Caregiver well-being  
Overall quality of life (both patient and caregiver)  
Improvement in function  
Admission to skilled nursing facility  
Outcomes of treatment safety  
Fractures*  
Falls  
Stroke  
Mortality  
Prolonged QTc interval  
Myocardial infarction  
Pneumonia  
Deterioration in cognition  
Hyperprolactinemia  
Weight gain  
Somnolence  
Hypotension  
Edema  
Cytopenia  
Extrapyramidal side effects (e.g., tardive dyskinesia)  
Hospitalization  
Admission to intensive care unit (ICU)  
  1. *Primary outcome of interest