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What are the 3 types of behavioral triggers?
Besides, what are the 3 types of behavioral triggers Alzheimer's?
Generally, people with dementia become agitated due to three potential trigger categories: Medical, physiological and/or environmental.
what is most likely to be a potential behavioral trigger in a person with Alzheimer's disease? Underlying medical conditions, environmental influences and some medications can cause behavioral symptoms or make them worse. These symptoms include: • Sleep disturbances. Agitation (physical or verbal aggression, general emotional distress, restlessness, pacing, shredding paper or tissues and/or yelling).
Thereof, what are behavioral triggers?
A trigger is a thought or a situation that leads to undesirable behavior choices. Most commonly, we find that triggers are caused by something in the surrounding environment or by another person's actions.
What is a common Alzheimer's behavior?
Angry Outbursts and Physical Aggression Verbal or physical aggression, which can be quite alarming, is common in patients with Alzheimer's. It is key for caregivers to remember that the disease is triggering these behaviors, and that the patient isn't acting this way deliberately.