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Table 1 Major concepts and related initial keywords used for building the search strategy

From: Physically aggressive behaviors in older people living with cognitive disorders: a systematic scoping review protocol

Concept 1 Concept 2 Concept 3
Physically aggressive behaviors Older people Cognitive impairment
Abusive behavio*
Acting out
Aggressi*
Aggressive behavio*
Aggressive conduct*
Aggressive action*
Aggressive manner*
Aggressive interaction*
Agitat*
Anger
Assault*
Assertiv*
Attack*
Behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia
Behavioral disturbance
Behavioral symptom
Bit*
BPSD
Care-resistant
Challenging behavior
Disruptive behavior
Grab/Grabbing
Hit*
Hostil*
Hurt*
Impuls*
Intrusive behavior
Irritab*
Kick*
Negative behavio*
Pok*
Provocative behavio*
Push*
Rag*
Reactive behavio*
Resistance to care
Resistant behavio*
Resistiveness to care
Responsive behavio*
Restlessness
Scratch*
Spit*
Threat*
Throw*
Uncooperative behavio*
Violen*
Aged
Elder* adult
Elder* people
Elder* person
Geriatric*
Gerontolog*
Older adult*
Older people
Older person*
Senior*
Alzheimer*
Cognit* decline
Cognit* disorder
Cognit* dysfunction
Cognit*impairment
Dementia
Frontotemporal
Lewy Body
Neurocognit* decline
Neurocognit*disorder
Neurocognit*dysfunction
Neurocognit*impairment
Vascular dementia
Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome
  1. Note: Truncation, represented by an asterisk (*), is used to replace missing letters