There is an 80% prevalence of two or more psychiatric symptoms in psychogeriatric patients. Multiple psychiatric symptoms (MPS) have many negative effects on quality of life of the patient as well as on caregiver burden and competence. Irrespective of the effectiveness of an intervention programme, it is important to take into account its economic aspects.

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Keywords economic evaluation, nurse home, cognitive impairment, neuropsychiatric symptoms, psychiatry, BPSD, psychotherapy
Persistent URL dx.doi.org/10.1186/1472-6963-13-370, hdl.handle.net/1765/50488
Journal BMC Health Services Research
van Hakkaart-van Roijen, L, Bakker, T.J.E.M, Al, M.J, van der Lee, J, Duivenvoorden, H.J, Ribbe, M, & Huijsman, R. (2013). Economic evaluation alongside a single RCT of an integrative psychotherapeutic nursing home programme. BMC Health Services Research, 13(370), 1–13. doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-370