Care recipient (cr) thinks others are plotting against him her

Try: State calmly what you know to be true if appropriate and then reassure and distract cr try reminding cr of the nice things the person he she is suscpicius of has done for cr try to remember that although cr cr’s interpretation may be wrong the way he she feels is real explain to others that they should not take unfounded accusations seriously avoid automatically dismissing cr cr’s suspicions if there is any possibility that they may be true

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Categories: Sage, Topic, Emotional Psychological, Cognitive Awareness, Somewhat Aware, Unaware, Long-Term Memory, So-So L T Memory, Poor L T Memory, Short-Term Memory, So-So S T Memory, Poor S T Memory

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References: unusual behaviourby janet keane 2010 available at www alzheimers org uk

Keywords: Suscpicious plotting suspects accuses accusations imagination dilusions dilusional

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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